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(09-21-2017, 02:36 PM)timc Wrote: Are MUTs are cheaper to build? For the most part, it seems like MUTs are just wide sidewalks paved with asphalt.

Cheaper to build, more expensive to maintain is my (uninformed) guess.
Maintenance is certainly more expensive - asphalt has a far shorter lifespan than concrete.
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There was an idea floating around on Twitter recently that suggested Seagram would make a great woonerf.
Everyone move to the back of the bus and we all get home faster.
(09-21-2017, 08:42 PM)Pheidippides Wrote: There was an idea floating around on Twitter recently that suggested Seagram would make a great woonerf.

Right now it is one in effect and it doesn’t work well. Of course it’s not supposed to be one so drivers aren’t expecting pedestrians on the road.

More seriously, I don’t think a pure transportation corridor like Seagram would make sense as a woonerf. I tend to associate woonerfs with destinations, not thoroughfares. I think some of the roads on campus (probably all but Ring Road, actually) would work well as woonerfs, which wouldn’t actually be all that different from how they are already.

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