If your goal is to promote public safety, design streets for the humans you have, not the perfectly obedient ones you wish you had.
Safe Streets Stories
Discover the good and bad of how cities and towns across the country create safe streets for its citizens. 1 follower0 questions8 posts
Discover the good and bad of how cities and towns across the country create safe streets for its citizens.
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A breakthrough design on La Jolla Boulevard in San Diego cuts crashes by 90 percent and gives local business a big boost.
Read the case study here: https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2018/1/23/road-diet-bridges-a-barrier-boosts-safety
It’s one thing to talk about the benefits of calmer, narrower streets. It’s another thing to be on the front lines of convincing your community to accept a road diet. One Strong Towns member tells the story of how he picked this battle in his town… and won.