Sometimes a meme is so good, you just have to share it. This one reveals in two simple photos the difference between a street designated 20 mph and one designed to be safe.
We can't regulate our way to safety. We must design our streets to be safe.
This meme was created by Wes Craiglow, Deputy Director of Planning and Development for the City of Conway, AR, and shared with us by the "Transportation Psychologist," our friend, Bryan Jones. He is one of a new brand of engineers who gets how the world needs to change and is working to make it happen.
The consequence for minor lapses in judgment shouldn’t be death.
These four steps will help you assess whether your town is a safe place for children to walk and bike on their own.
Of all the urbanism specialists with tunnel vision, fire chiefs, fire marshals, and traffic engineers are probably the most dangerous.