Design Left-Turn Lanes Properly.

Don’t use a highway standard in urban areas
  • Jeff Speck


MOST OF THE SWOOPING GEOMETRIES to be found in downtown streets are located in those owned by the State DOT, which is in the habit of misapplying design techniques developed for highways to city centers as well. In some places, like Omaha and Kansas City, that same habit can be found in the municipal engineering office where, it would seem, they are hiring their professionals from the DOT.

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