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Focus on traffic calming in West Europe

A review of traffic calming concepts and practice in western Europe. It is argued that a major change in priorities is required in the UK, to promote, plan and fund more environmentally sensitive and safer street designs. Although written in 1993, this conclusion still allplies: there is much to be done before calmed street environments become the norm.

Article TitleFocus on traffic calming in West Europe
Article AuthorTim Pharoah
JournalPlanning Practice & Research January 1993
IssueVol. 8, No. 1


Traffic calming, west Europe, traffic calming practice, shared space, speed manangement