Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Calming Traffic by Removing Signs and Traffic Lights

Traffic engineer Ian Lockwood explains why some European cities have ditched their traffic signs and make the roads "shared space."


Learn more about the concept of shared space.

UPDATES: One town in Germany announces its shared space plan.

Professor Ted White explains the joys of unexpected shared spaces in the USA and takes a look at their history in Europe.
"Without the sense of entitlement that a green light engenders, drivers are cautious, patient, respectful—self-policed with a collective congeniality."

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