Animated Traffic Calming: The Chicane

A 24-second stop-motion animation illustrating a chicane, an inexpensive and effective way to get drivers to slow down on your neighborhood street.

"In the shortest and, perhaps, sweetest Streetfilm ever, Elizabeth Press perfectly illustrates a chicane which is a sequence of bump-outs that force drivers to slow down and drive a more circuitous route along a straight, wide street. An added side benefit, chicanes also create more sidewalk space to be used for benches, tables, plantings and street furniture."

"The word chicane comes from the German word schikane, meaning harassment."

Full Story: Traffic Calming Feautre of the Day: The Chicane

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