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How to Add Bike Lanes Without Messing Up Traffic Flow: An Animated Visualization

How to Add Bike Lanes Without Messing Up Traffic Flow: An Animated Visualization | green infographics | Scoop.it

As bike lanes get added to streets around the US one common concern keeps arising: how will this affect congestion? Narrowing roadways by including bike lanes seems like it would clearly increase car traffic, but data from New York City suggests that when done correctly, adding bike lanes can actually speed up traffic flow. Since 2007, the city has added over 30 miles of protected bike lanes.

The solution most commonly used? Road diets.

A road diet is commonly described as “removing travel lanes from a roadway and utilizing the space for other uses and travel modes.” There are many implementation strategies, but when done correctly they provide smoother traffic flow through neighborhoods and better safety for everyone using the road...

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Green light for Farrell's Bicester eco-town | News | Building Design

Green light for Farrell's Bicester eco-town | News | Building Design | green infographics | Scoop.it
Cherwell District Council approves first phase of plans...
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Town Square Initiative: New York - Urban Planning and Design Concepts

Town Square Initiative: New York - Urban Planning and Design Concepts | green infographics | Scoop.it

The Town Square Initiative is a yearlong volunteer effort in which Gensler designers set out to unearth and re-imagine unexpected open space in cities around the globe. All 43 Gensler offices were invited to participate in the conceptual project, in which we challenged our designers to identify open space in the city and reimagine it as a town square.


Visit the link for more images, diagrams and information on Gensler New York’s design of their future city.

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