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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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Living Streets Aotearoa is the New Zealand organisation for people on foot, promoting walking-friendly communities. We are a nationwide organisation with local branches and affiliates throughout New Zealand.

We want more people walking and enjoying public spaces be they young or old, fast or slow, whether walking, sitting, commuting, shopping, between appointments, or out on the streets for exercise, for leisure or for pleasure.

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