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Thu December 19, 2013

WSDOT Endorses Design Guide To Rethink Streets As More Than Just Roadways

National Association of Transportation Officials

It used to be that streets were about moving cars from point A to point B.

“Most of our design guidance historically has been focused on freeways and limited access highways,” said Nancy Boyd, an engineer with the Washington state Department of Transportation.

To help think of streets as more than just roadways for cars, WSDOT has become the first state agency in the nation to adopt a new set of urban design guidelines. 

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