Streets and spaces for people and vehicles
KEY POINTS: x Policy is moving away from a blanket segregation of trafﬁc and
pedestrians towards integration x Deﬁning preferred vehicle speeds is critical x Commercial vehicles are getting larger and heavier x Promoting walking and bicycling is of growing importance
Contents 1 Introduction 2 Vehicles 3 Roads in general 4 Road design details 5 Cycle routes and cycle parking 6 Parking 7 Loading and unloading 8 Shared space 9 Place-making
10 Case study 11 Bibliography
1.1 Role Streets are defined as the public roads and spaces between private buildings in cities, towns or villages. Streets make up the great majority of the public space of any community. Their design, management and maintenance are critical to the economic and social quality of the built environment.