Orlando Experiments With Temporary Road Diets

Beginning this month, Orlando officials will temporarily test a half-mile road diet concept along Curry Ford Road. This tactical urbanism project is expected to last 4 weeks.
March 18, 2018, 1pm PDT | fieldafm
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As part of the project, the city is proposing temporarily reducing the travel lanes and adding bicycle lanes in both directions, as well as installing new crosswalks. The project is an outgrowth of the City’s participation in Smart Growth America’s Safe Streets Academy, a technical assistance program that brings together engineers, planners and related professionals from different jurisdictions to provide education in identifying the factors that contribute to high crash corridors and the countermeasures that can be applied to reduce crashes.

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Published on Thursday, March 15, 2018 in Modern Cities
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