Rip out the traffic lights and railings
Category: Media Articles
Publication: The Guardian
Author: Simon Jenkins
Simon Jenkins argues that drivers negotiating shared space with other street users reduces traffic and road accidents. Explains the key principles of “risk compensation”, central to the research of Professor John Adams
See also Martin Cassini’s case against traffic lights – “In your car – no-one can hear you scream!” – a short film on the issue of shared space versus regulated streets with traffic signals.