22 Blog Posts From the Traffic Calming Tag


The Problem with Road Diets

The Problem with Road Diets

Over 80 percent of adult Americans drive and driving is the number one way most Americans travel today. Five out of the top 10 most congested cities in the world are from the U.S. and that is why cities across the country are trying to find ways to combat congestion on existing roads. Many urban […]

Get away from my lawn

Boston suburbs post “do not enter” and “no right turn” signs effective during morning rush hour to protect residents from having to watch nonresidents drive past. Here’s a little secret about those “gated community” ordinances: police rarely enforce them. Signs are cheap. Police officers are not and they have better things to do. I wrote […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 28, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 28, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –CA Motorists fight back!– –NC Court Upholds stopping drivers for no reason— –Fed Judge strikes down IN Car Seizure Law (CAF)— Friday, August 25, 2017 California Residents Fight Back Against Road Diets State and local transportation departments around the country have been removing lanes of travel for cars and replacing […]

Just What Are Safety Bollards?

Just What Are Safety Bollards?

If you’re guessing based on name alone, you might come up with something along the lines of a large, disagreeable Brit stationed to guard things. You’re on the right track, but a bollard is inanimate. That’s one of the crucial features of bollards, actually. Safety bollards are the barricades you see in front of many […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: January 16, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: January 16, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –OR Repeals Court rejects DUI wheelchair– –OH Supreme Court hears speed cam case– –UK traffic calming kills– Friday, January 13, 2017 Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ferrari Confiscation The Second Circuit US Court of Appeals upheld the government’s confiscation of James B. Ferrari’s Ferrari in a ruling last week. Officials in […]