Newport City Council voted this week to revisit Reverse Diagonal Parking in the Broadway Streetscape Plan as a method of increasing safety and reducing risk for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. What do you think? See links to articles below where you can participate in the discussion. View a short informative video here.
The recent Washington Square Community Charrette was led by Dan Burden, Exec Director of the Walkable Livable Communities Institute. He made a strong point of recommending reverse diagonal parking and cited the numerous safety benefits and reduced risk for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. He identifies reverse diagonal parking as a primary method of achieving Complete Streets.