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Road Diets Are Changing American Cities for the Better

Biking Elsewhereby Angie Schmitt, Streets Blog

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Another role model PPS points to is the city of Poughkeepsie, New York. Poughkeepsie’s treatment for Raymond Avenue involved the removal of one traffic lane in each direction and the addition of three roundabouts. The city also added a center median with pedestrian refuges, to facilitate safer crossing.

That project led to a 50 percent decrease in traffic collisions and the opening of several new businesses in the area.
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<a href="http://dc.streetsblog.org/2013/01/23/road-diets-are-changing-american-cities-for-the-better/">http://dc.streetsblog.org/2013/01/23/road-diets-are-changing-american-cities-for-the-better/</a>;

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