Traffic Engineers vs. Designers, future of the Eden’s & Lake interchange?

This might be the best video yet on how well intended traffic engineers can create plans that fail the pedestrian.  The video fully captures the difference between how a traffic engineer views the world and how a designer with an eye towards complete streets views the world.  There is even a funny Star Wars reference 5 minutes into the video.

It is important to keep vigilant on staying on top of long-term engineering plans in the North Shore to assure that poor pedestrians designs are not implemented.  Designing with the pedestrian first in mind and then determining how other types of traffic can flow creates spaces that are not only safer, but also spaces that are pleasing to live in and call home.


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