Road Re-channelization “Road Diet”

Device name(s): Road Re-channelization “Road Diet”

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Definition: A typical recapitalization project reconfigures the street from four multi-purpose lanes to two multi-purpose lanes, a center left turn lane, and bicycle lanes. This lame combination can decrease vehicle collision, reduce vehicle speeds and improve pedestrian and bicycle safety

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  • Can be used on Local Street-
  • Can be used on Collector-
  • Can be used on Arterial-
  • Reduces Speed-
  • Reduces Volume-
  • Noise Impact-
  • Restricts Access-
  • Bicyclist Impact-
  • Transit Impact-
  • Parking Impact-
  • Emergency Response Impact-

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