street furniture

Portland Festival Streets (video)

Description of the Festival Street concept in Portland, Oregon and the design features which support it.
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Home zones go downtown

The Evolution of Shared Spaces in Switzerland
Home zones go downtown - 1.5 Mb Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
In Switzerland, so called zones of encounter (Begegnungszonen), represent the newest concept, where cars, bicycles and pedestrians share the same space, with pedestrians enjoying priority rights.
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Visualvoice wayfinding maps

Visualvoice wayfinding maps - Document - Adobe PDF
Visualvoice (Bruce Herbes) has now produced a prototype map which captures all of the essential ingredients to enable people on foot to see how easy it is to get to their destinations. A complete "precinct" pedestrian map and a set of information panel maps for any area in which you wish to promote walking through high quality "wayfinding".
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