“Shared Space” – a Dutch approach to urban space usage

Originally pioneered by Dutch traffic engineer Hans Monderman, Shared Spaces remove traffic lights, signs, crosswalks, lane markers and even curbs so that pedestrians, motorists and cyclists are allowed to negotiate their way through streets by gesturing and reacting to one another.

http://www.pps.org/blog/what-can-we-learn-about-road-safety-from-the-dutch/

http://www.pps.org/info/placemakingtools/placemakers/hmonderman

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