Narrow Lanes

Red fire engine on street in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Getting Buy-in for Road Diets From Fire Departments

Proposals to narrow streets often meet resistance from emergency responders concerned about safety and access.

November 29, 2023 - Strong Towns

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Report: Narrow Traffic Lanes Improve Safety

Narrowing lanes can improve road safety and reclaim space for other uses.

November 13, 2023 - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

San Francisco Bike Lane

Maybe 'Bike Lanes' Should Be Called 'Narrow Lanes' Instead

With the popularity of electric scooters, it seems like non-automobile travel is gaining a large new constituency. Making room for scooters raises big questions of infrastructure that might not be answered first by nomenclature.

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