You may understand the benefits of a protected intersection, but how do you actually design one?
Tag: transportation planning
Car Dependency is a Spectrum
A community is not simply car-dependent or not. Understanding the various levels of car-dependency can help us create more resilient and multimodal communities.
Comparing BRT Designs in Three Cities
Street design is not neutral: every subtle design detail reflects a community’s values, and comparing designs across communities reveals how those values differ.
How Big Does the Corner Really Need to Be?
In the right context and with the right parameters, it is possible to design corners to be much more compact while still accommodating large trucks.
How to Change Design Speeds, Save Lives, and Improve Our Cities
Speed is not the enemy, but it can be deadly and detrimental to our cities when applied improperly; it’s time we fixed that.
Designing for the Right Speed: The Safe Systems Approach
Safe Systems determines the right speed to design for by considering the vulnerability of humans, so that if a collision occurs, it’s much less likely to be severe.