“Woonerfs” are coming to Washington

Frederick Law Olmsted famously created the separation of transportation routes in his design of New York City’s Central Park in the mid-19th century. Today, in Washington, DC, urban planners are borrowing transportation ideas from historic European cities to combine biking, pedestrian, and automobile traffic lanes in a pattern called a “woonerf.”

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What’s a Woonerf? The streetscape design that’s sweeping DC

By Jon Banister

Bisnow July 18, 2016