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Limit the Turn Lanes

Road diets aside, turn lanes are not a panacea
  • Jeff Speck
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Abstract

REPLACING TWO LANES with a center turn lane is a clear win, but that win should not be misinterpreted as advocacy for putting center turn lanes in every street, a common habit in many American cities. Among public works officials, it has become considered a best practice to insert such lanes wherever they will fit, since they make intersections more efficient.

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