Category Archives: Pedestrian Planning

Ray Bradbury – Visionary

Yesterday I bought a copy of “Fahrenheit 451” from Foyles at St Pancras Station. On reading the Introduction to this 2008 paperback edition (written by Bradbury in 2003) I was struck by his observations on modern life. It reminded me … Continue reading

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The Humble Zebra

In the late 1940’s, the UK Ministry of Transport commissioned research (undertaken by the Transport Research Laboratory in Wokingham) involving experiments with different road markings at pedestrian crossings to improve visibility. They tested blue and yellow stripes and even red … Continue reading

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