Aside from being a geographically small city, Tybee creates walkability through a grid network of narrow, shared streets. Additionally, most streets on Tybee eschew the implementation of sidewalks. The narrow streets encourage slow driving and the lack of sidewalks requires pedestrians to be in the street. The shared street concept requires drivers to be more cautious, which produces a more relaxed street atmosphere that increases accessibility for walkers and cyclists.
The City of Tybee Island lies about 15 miles east of Savannah and serves as the easternmost point in the State of Georgia. Its population of about 3,000 residents swells in the […]
Usually I support most efforts designed to foster a good pedestrian atmosphere, but the flashing yellow crosswalk signals used throughout this country needlessly create uncertainty among drivers and a false sense of […]