Snow as Traffic Calming

Recent snowstorms in much of the U.S. have left many cities with major snow cleanup jobs on their streets. In some instances, though, the buildup of snow has created natural traffic-calming curb extensions.

In this post and video from Streetfilms, Clarence Eckerson, Jr. looks at how the snow is making traffic a little safer.

"[D]rivers don't seem to be having any problems with them, just taking the turns a bit more slowly and carefully as they should 365 days of the year. I've seen delivery vehicles, garbage trucks, EMS, and buses all have little problem navigating them (although admittedly did not observe any firetrucks.)"

Full Story: Snowy Neckdowns Redux: Winter Traffic Calming

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