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Towards safer high streets

Deborah J. Sims

Towards safer high streets

by Deborah J. Sims

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Published by Middlesex Polytechnic in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis submitted in part fulfilment of the MSc in Road Safety Engineering.

StatementDeborah J. Sims.
ContributionsMiddlesex Polytechnic. School of Civil Engineering.
The Physical Object
Pagination108 leaves :
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13716170M

Strong Towns coined the term "stroad" several years ago to describe the over-built, over-wide streets you find in suburbs, towns and cities throughout America. A street is a platform for wealth creation, and a road is a high-speed connector between two productive places. A stroad is a dangerous hybrid of both. Towards more user-friendly public open space in low-rise high density housing areas Ljiljana Vasilevska Prof. dr Ljiljana Vasilevska, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Aleksandra.

1 day ago  Safer Streets in Fallowfield - Safer Streets, Better OKC Safer Streets: Free Self-Defense Class for Women/ Portland, Oregon - Safer Streets: Sunland-Tujunga Safer Stronger Smarter - Safer .   There has been the creation of pop up cycleway connecting the City Centre, County Hall, Hospital, Pynes Hill and Sowton. 4km quiet route created by removing through traffic on number of streets.

  Pedestrian underpasses 12 Engineering measure towards reduction of accidents. It involves high cost on construction and maintenance. Complete elimination of conflicts between pedestrian and vehicles at point of crossing A pedestrian underpasses can effectively attract users and afford them a protected crossing. This supports a growing movement towards encouraging different types of transport (multi-modal) and designing streets that prioritise people over vehicles. These programmes of work are part of Council’s broader strategic approach and goal of making Hamilton a minute city, where people are well connected by a variety of safe and accessible.


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