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Re: [carfree_cities] Levels of Service--for Whom?

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  • J.H. Crawford
    Thanks, Rick, good resource. J. ... J.H. Crawford mailbox@carfree.com http://www.carfree.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/carfreecities Vimeo:
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      Thanks, Rick, good resource. J.


      >A vital quote from Better Cities:
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      >> • Level of Service: Intersections are rated for Level of Service. A
      >level of service ‘A’ provides the fastest flow for traffic and the
      >worst environment for pedestrians, and level ‘F’ is considered a
      >failing score with more wait times and slower movements. In urban
      >environments with high pedestrian usage, it then follows that a level
      >of Service ‘F’ is actually the goal for vehicle movements and is an
      >‘A’ for pedestrian movements.
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      >Entire article:
      >http://t.co/XdqQQ4kao0
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      >Though the author seems a bit ignorant of cycling issues, overall this
      >is a pretty good article on designing streets for walkability in North America.
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      >Rick
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      >http://www.SustainableCityNews.com
      >http://gridlogisticsinc.com
      >http://www.rickrise.com
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