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New Urban Streets - Fused Grid

The new urban reality is that cars are both necessary and, at times, undesirable.

Large, dense cities with high traffic volumes are opting for a new urban street type - pedestrian - and its close relative, managed vehicular acess only.

New technology comes to their aid; retractable, card activated bollards.

 

This combination produces a fused grid (see Wikipedia and photostream)configuaration: regular streets for all modes and special streets that are preferencial to pedestrian movement and enjoyment.

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Taken on October 24, 2009