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Road Diets Make Streets Leaner, Safer and More Efficient


Road diets remove motor vehicle lanes to create space for bicycle lanes, wider sidewalks, bulb-outs and safer parking. Essentially road diets make streets “complete” — designed to accommodate all potential users including bicyclists, drivers, transit riders and pedestrians of every age and ability. This article outlines what road diets are, the benefits associated with them and how they are being implemented across California.

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