If we had Dutch-style intersections, we’d ride our bikes everywhere, too
Urban planner Nick Falbo wants U.S. engineers to borrow a trick from the Dutch: Keep the bike lanes on the curb side of parked cars, and then add an island in front of the parking lane in the intersection so that turning cars are forced to give cyclists a little more space.
“Handcrafted since the 15th century, lace making is one of Belgium’s oldest traditions. For this project lace has been used to create a gigantic city map of Bruges, lace capital of Belgium. Streets, alleyways, street names and canals as well as monuments are knitted into a lace pattern onto which tourists can find their way.”