Friday, June 24, 2011

Chicane Chicanery?

Here is a story about Newton Township, PA's attempt at traffic calming with waving lines and rubber posts. The anecdotal evidence is decidedly mixed as to the effectiveness of the project.

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Narrower streets, speed bump/tables, lit crosswalks and other improvements may be better solutions here. That road looks like a speedway, and taken together brings to mind this conversation with an engineer:

(via Jalopnik)

1 comment:

Unknown said...

That video was amusing, at least. That type of anti-congestion tactic would be a nightmare on vehicles like shuttle buses, though. Thanks for the post!