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Biking is exploding in a great way. Urbanites far and wide, from ironic hipsters to earth-conscious commuters, are taking to the motorcycle like aquatic mammals to water. BikeSnobNYC cycling's such a lot prolific, recognized, hilarious, and nameless blogger brings a clean and funny point of view to an important car to hit own transportation because the horse. Bike Snob treats readers to a laugh-out-loud rant and rave in regards to the international of motorcycles and their riders, and gives a distinct examine the fine details of biking, from its heritage and hallmarks to its wide selection of unusual practitioners. all through, the writer lampoons the missteps, pretensions, and absurdities of motorcycle tradition whereas conserving a contagious enthusiasm for biking itself. Bike Snob is a vital quantity for somebody who understands, is, or desires to turn into a bike owner.

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The increases were attributed to a closely spaced ramp and exit design (weaving). The overall conclusion is that safety has been predominantly positive, caused by strong reductions in congestion. The Figure 27. Netherlands: example of when hard shoulder running is not permitted. Freeway Geometric Design for Active Traffic Management in Europe 27 Figure 28. Netherlands: closeup of red cross used to indicate hard shoulder running is not permitted. Dutch have not observed an increase in hard shoulder running-related crashes, such as vehicles running on the hard shoulder colliding with a vehicle that has sought refuge on the shoulder.

Managed motorway concepts reduce collisions and improve journey reliability, travel time, and throughput on roadways through implementation of speed management and increase roadway capacity by allowing traffic to travel on the shoulder during peak periods. , monitoring, detection, and emergency refuge areas). Since a 2006 scanning study, active traffic management concepts have been implemented in Washington and Minnesota and are being considered in Virginia. During these implementations, several geometric design-related questions were voiced.

How the transition between operational regimes is handled is assessed. Relevant populations are assessed separately. These assessments are used to concentrate mitigations on key hazards. Steps used to verify the safety focus include the following: „„ A safety report is generated. „„ Accomplishment of safety objectives is demonstrated. „„ Safety liabilities are understood. „„ Whole-life ownership of safety requirements is defined. Safety management activities include the following: Closeup of variable speed limit sign „„ Safety baseline and objectives „„ Safety plan „„ Risk assessment „„ Hazard log „„ Verification „„ Safety report „„ Validation „„ Update of project safety documentation(22) The safety plan, hazard log, and safety report must be logged before a project moves to the next stage.

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