Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Rainbow Crosswalk in Utrecht

A visit to Utrecht provided a pleasant surpise in the form of color on the street at a crosswalk.

Pedestrian crosswalk (rainbow edition) 

Pedestrian point of view
 In addition to the rainbow crosswalk, there is a diagonal crossing for a movement for people using bicycles. This diagonal crossing provides an opportunity to eliminate what would be a two stage crossing in Denmark or most other cases. It takes advantage of the fact that there is a long time necessary for pedestrian crossing perpendicular to this through bike movement.
 Diagonal crossing of the intersection
Bicycle traffic on the corridor is heavy and you could imagine that a left turn queue box farside would be difficult to have the 

Bicycle traffic  of the 

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