Traffic Engineers Getting Wild

Via Planetizen:

This Atlantic Cities article covers some innovative intersection designs that are intended to reduce theoretical conflict points – at least for cars. These don’t really seem to be intended for use in urban environments.

Nonetheless, at least one “diverging diamond” example has been built with at least nominal accommodation for pedestrians and cyclists. Chuck Marone (of “Strong Towns” fame) dissects it somewhat mercilessly in this YouTube video:

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