• What other intersections would benefit from artistic Complete Streets makeovers?

    Turning excess road asphalt into pedestrian space can be done fairly cheaply and quickly with paint and posts, as the Chicago Department of Transportation recently showed at a couple dozen downtown intersections. It’s an easy way to create sidewalk bump-outs to shorten pedestrian crossing distances, and widen the turning radii of intersections to discourage drivers from whipping around them at dangerous speeds. Pedestrian islands can also be created this way. Read more HERE



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