Welcome to Reconnections’ Friday Reads. If you have something you feel we should read or include in a future list, please email us at [email protected] • How useful are the “connectors” on the Tube Map? (CityMetric) • TransAtlantic transit podcast Pt 1 (Overhead Wire) • Washington DC’s other subway (Washington Post) • Moscow, a modern multi-modal city (Bloomberg) • Charging parking by the day cuts solo car commuting (Seattle Times) • ...
“Pedestrian scrambles” surged in popularity half a century ago. Some places are bringing them back. In a “pedestrian scramble,” vehicle traffic is stopped and pedestrians can cross the street in any direction. You’re on a busy street corner and you need to get to a destination that’s diagonally across the intersection. You know what you need to do: Wait for the signal, cross one street, wait for the signal to change, and then cross the other street. But does that make ...
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