Rabu, 23 Januari 2008

Lose the Traffic Lights to Improve Our Streets?
Jan 23, 2008 (8 hours ago)
Traffic lights are an integral part of how pedestrians, bicycles, and vehicles interact and how traffic flows in a somewhat orderly fashion. According to organizations like Shared Space , along with prevailing street design philosophy, they’re also to blame for man’s isolation and alienation from one another. Interpersonal interactions and relations are replaced by red, yellow, and green. From Shared Space: The traffic sector has to realise that public space is not its exclusive domain. And experts from different disciplines - landscape experts, sociologists and historians - must understand that they provide a substantial contribution to the development of a public domain that enables people to be human. Intro to Shared Space Video, after the jump: Continue Reading»