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Regular news: Issue 534 4 Dec 2009

DfT researchers give the green light to shared surface street designs

Shared surface street designs this week received the endorsement of a team of DfT-appointed researchers, who said there was nothing fundamentally wrong with removing the kerb delineation between pedestrian and vehicle space.

But the publication of the findings comes just days after the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association published new research suggesting that kerbs of at last 60mm in height are necessary to enable the visually impaired to know they are moving between a footway and the...

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