The proposed streetscape enhancement project for JFK and Market from Streets would transform these two corridors into an attractive space for pedestrians, improve accessibility for bicyclists and maintain traffic flow and loading.
Roundabouts reduced injury crashes by 75 percent at intersections where stop signs or signals were previously used for traffic control, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Studies by the IIHS and Federal Highway Administration have shown that roundabouts typically achieve: A 37 percent reduction in overall collisions A 75 percent reduction in injury collisions A 90 percent reduction in fatality collisions A 40 percent reduction in pedestrian collisions.
Circular Pedestrian Bridge in China Sometime last year, a new pedestrian bridge was unveiled in Lujiazui in the Pudong district of Shanghai. The bridge sits almost 20 feet above the street, with numerous escalator stairway entrances and exits.