19 April 2013

Dutch Junctions ~ Clear, Safe, Connected for All

Mark Wagenbuur at BicycleDutch seeks to answer, for cycling infrastructure, What qualifies as Dutch Design?
"Dutch junctions are very straight forward. All the routes for the different types of traffic are clearly connected and separated from other flows of traffic. There is no turning in strange and unexpected places, no waiting on a coloured square with other traffic passing on all sides. [But the UK's made yet another flawed plan] announcement. This time about a junction in Southampton, which is announced as a Dutch style junction. A picture was included and I was totally surprised. What is depicted there bears no resemblance to a Dutch junction at all!"
Mark's clear video (and blog post) illustrates...

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