Category Archives: traffic calming

Speed Humps

Christian Yarnell of the Columbia School of Journalism had a conversation with me last month about speed humps. Here is his final article. It’s well worth the read. He manages to summarize pretty much the entire situation around these traffic … Continue reading

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Episode 11 – Traffic Calming

Topics: Traffic Calming, Chicanes, Speed Humps, Speed Bumps, Safety, Statistical Analysis

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Episode 10.5 – Episode 11 Not Done Yet

Look for Episode 11, on Traffic Calming, tomorrow. Busy weekend.

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Episode 10 – Another Grab-bag of Topics, Celebrating X Episodes

Topics: Grab Bag: Speed Measuring Units, Foreign Coins, Interstate Myths, Random Statistics, Traffic Calming

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Traffic Tidbits: 15 November 2007

Navigation Devices causing Havoc: An English village is complaining that since satellite navigation devices have started identifying their main street as the “quickest route”, the traffic has been a nightmare. It’s time to do some strategic networking with the various … Continue reading

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Traffic Tidbits: 23 October 2007

Speaking of Roundabouts (see episode 4!): Chandler, AZ made the news for discussions related to installing more roundabouts and traffic circles, primarily for traffic calming. Red Cow: The only reason I’m linking to this news item is because of the … Continue reading

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Episode 4 – Roundabouts

Topics: Roundabouts

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Traffic Tidbits: 17 September 2007

Bicycle vs. Automobile: News about the ongoing conflict between bicycles and larger motorized vehicles, out of San Diego. Increase Safety be Reducing Comfort: A German town has followed the lead of several Netherlands projects by removing traffic signals and stop … Continue reading

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Traffic Tidbits: 15 August 2007

Don’t Know which way is North? Fight about it! Two men have a round of fisticuffs due to an argument whether Pennsylvannia is north or south of Virginia. As someone mentioned in the comments, I sincerely hope that the drunk one … Continue reading

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Traffic Tidbits: 8 August 2007

New Roundabouts in Detroit: Many intersections are being replaced by roundabouts in the Detroit, MI, area. Innovative Traffic Calming:  This man used cardboard likenesses of his children to slow vehicles through his neighborhood [video]. British Airports Are Having Long Lines, … Continue reading

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