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Armchair urban design: How would you plan the special bike/walk streets?

Posted at 5:17 PM on April 3, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Turns out Twin Cities are planning special bike/walk streets:

Federal dollars are being used to redesign some Twin Cities residential streets to favor bicyclists and walkers.

Pedestrians technically should have right-of-way, but I've seen some cars pulling right-of-weight. How can streets make pedestrians and cyclists safer while preventing automobile traffic issues? How would you plan the special bike/walk streets? Submit your commentary outlining your plan or explaining your opposition.

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