Chuck and Don discuss a deadly street in Springfield, MA. (Read Chuck's open letter to the city of Springfield and the follow-up article for more back story.) They also chat about the challenges of the engineering and planning professions in general, and the nuance necessary in examining car crash data.
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(Top image by Johnny Sanphillippo)
The condition on State Street is dangerous for anyone outside of a automobile. The city is well aware of this fact. Something must be done.
The consequence for minor lapses in judgment shouldn’t be death.
Of all the urbanism specialists with tunnel vision, fire chiefs, fire marshals, and traffic engineers are probably the most dangerous.