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Norman Garrick: Street Networks: Traffic Safety, Travel Mode Choice and Emergency Services

Description:  Norman Garrick compares street network design from pre-1950 and post-1950, factors that help determine the overall safety of safe pedestrian travel, and explains why it is so obvious that the pandemic of sprawl development is to blame f... read more »

Putting Out the Fire on Street Design

Description:  To a New Urbanist, narrowing streets and creating pedestrian friendly environments can help calm auto traffic, save lives, and reduce injuries. To an emergency responder narrow streets and other traffic calming devices may slow response... read more »