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  • Livable Street Standards : Curb Extension and Curb Redii

    Curb extension increase the overall visibility of pedestrians. Significantly improves pedestrian crossing by reducing the pedestrian crossing distance. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said the City of St....

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  • Livable Street Standards : Curb and Curb Ramps

    Curb is an edge of the sidewalk.Curb and Curb ramps are smaller but important part of the sidewalk. Curb ramp makes transit safer and comfortable for the physically disabled person from roadway to the sidewalk. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street...

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  • Livable street standards : Trashcans

    Trashcans on side walks are essential to the health and the function of the city. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said the City of St. Louis Plan in...

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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS : ON STREET PARKING

    On street parking is a portion of a roadway which is used for parking vehicles. It provides a safety barrier for pedestrians and slows the traffic. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable...

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  • Livable street standards : Landscape and planting strip

    Planting strips provide a buffer between pedestrians and automobiles , enhance the streetscape, and collect and filter runoff. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is a reasonable but uncommon practice.” said the City of St....

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  • LIVABLE STREET STANDARDS : TREE GUARDS

    Tree guards protect trees from harsh urban environment. They have been proven to extend the life of tree.Attractive and functional,street trees guards add to identity of a place. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street Standards| “To design a street according to its probable use is...

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  • “URBAN TREES ARE KEY TO THE HEALTHY AND SMART CITIES”

    Street trees brings multiple benefits to cities by helping the environment as well as the quality of life of residents. It deflects the sunlight and reduces the heat effect caused by pavements and buildings. Street trees also encourages walkability. About : | Visual Dictionary of Street...

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  • “Significance of STREET FURNITURE”

    Urban spaces are major attraction points in cities. street furniture play very essential role in order to develop quality and value of urban spaces. Seat is an essential piece of Street Furniture which provides pedestrians and especially public transport users an opportunity to rest or...

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  • What are driveways and why are they important?

    “Driveways are paved areas where the motorized vehicles have to move over a gentle ramp to enter a property while the pedestrian and cycle tracks continue at the same level. It provide the physical transition between a site and the roadway.” About : | Visual Dictionary...

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