Sir Alan Duncan MP comments on why considering streetsapes are essential.
Within Shamley Green, at the centre of the village, is an essential piece of traffic calming for the local community.
Where a crossing crosses a two-way road but there is a pedestrian refuge at the centre of the road, then the road is effectively two one-way roads.
This Courtesy Crossing is close to the Harrow Boys’ School where there is a high volume of pedestrians. This requires a traffic calming to begin with as any traffic volume […]
The first step is to make the street look as though someone cares.
Bring it all together
Good street design encourages economic wellbeing
Streets can encourage healthy active lifestyles.
Self explaining roads and crossings can be safer than some conventional pelican crossings