[Sust-mar] FW: Left turns, pedestrians and cyclists
garnetm at halifax.ca
Fri May 8 08:38:01 EDT 2015
This short article points to a factor I'd never thought about - the design of modern cars which have wider front pillars, in some cases to accommodate airbags. One suggested win-win solution is also intriguing in terms of public education: encourage motorists to plan their routes to minimize left turns, as a way not only to reduce risk, but also to save time and gas. A thought-provoking piece....
MARCUS GARNET, LPP, MCIP
PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT | REGIONAL AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
PO BOX 1749
HALIFAX NS B3J 3A5
garnetm at halifax.ca<mailto:garnetm at halifax.ca>
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