Canadian Government Executive - Volume 24 - Issue 02

Pedestrianized zones attract people and benefit local shops Open curb space for autonomous vehicles and ride services Dedicated bus lanes offer rapid transit to spots without rail Coasts for people and nature, not highways and industrial zones Trams, monorails, and shuttles can connect pedestrian zones Pathways and ribbons of green space link parks together Open coasts enable water transport for travel and leisure Long uninterrupted paths promote bike commutes and fitness Parallel walking paths or lanes allow for non-harried strolls Satellite work spaces near transit hubs can shorten commutes System is frequently adjusted using traffic- and user data Digital screens at transit stops show real-time schedules Curb-side parkettes add green social spaces to urban zones Flying drones may replace some service vehicles on roads Traffic calming round- abouts improve flow while reducing speeds Wayfinding is helped by digital kiosks and data for phone apps March/April 2018 // Canadian Government Executive / 17