Tres receptes per a la plaça de l’Abaceria
La caiguda i l’aixecament de les promocions del consell
The long read: For decades, the Aylesbury estate in south London has been seen as a symbol of the failure of British social housing. But now – just as it is being demolished – many people are starting to think again
Dossier dedicat a les matemàtiques publicar el 10 de juliol de 2016 al diari ara. La professió amb menys atur. Una ciència al servei de la vida quotidiana. La revolució pedagògica del números
Els nivells de servei del carrer.
Particular kudos for including multi-modal Level of Service (LOS) which shows that cars get top level of service (A) while every other mode has a terrible experience.
From the many many options presented, here are my top three designs in order of preference, with my priority being on slowing cars, shortening crossing distances and other safety considerations:
1. One Lane Per Direction, No Left-Turn Lane, No On-Street Parking (slide 81 in the deck)
- Having two narrow lanes in opposite directions provides the design signals that will cause cars to slow down dramatically.
- Expected slower speeds means cyclists can mix with traffic.
- Using space for pedestrians rather than parking means smoother traffic flow (no waiting for cars to enter, exit, or find parking spaces).
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