A central drainage median and frontage roads create
a wide right of way conducive to fast speeds but dangerous
to crossing pedestrians. Redesigning the roadway
into a 35-mile-per-hour zone eliminates the central
drainage median and frontage roads.
Instead, this extra land can be used to create a parkway
This brings the new housing development visually closer
to existing downtown neighborhoods.
The narrower road width also encouragesdrivers to slow
down, making pedestrian crossings safer and easier