Shared surface street schemes versus proper pavements

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Shared surfcae street scheme

New Islington in Manchester - daisybush on Flickr

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association is leading a campaign against the introduction of shared surface street schemes in the UK.

Resources
Research done by University College London comparing traditional kerbs against other safe space delineators.
Focus group research on the experience of blind and partially sighted people in shared surface streets in the UK and the Netherlands.
– A report by Rambøll Nyvig, an international design practice, to consider how shared space street design could include the needs of blind and partially sighted people.

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