Category Archives: Zebra crossings

Toucan Play That Game – Let’s not make the mistake of continuing to lump pedestrians and cyclists together

A new style ‘zebra’ crossing with a cycle crossing bolted onto it is in place in Bexley. This is a trial version of this new type of crossing, which is proposed in the Department for Transport’s consultation on TSRGD 2015 [pdf] – … Continue reading

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The problem with (British) zebra crossings

Zebra crossings are, in principle, the ideal way for pedestrians to cross the road. They give pedestrians priority, and mean they can cross without delay. But there are a number of regulatory difficulties which make them rather less than ideal. … Continue reading

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