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Transforming roads into multifunctional urban assets


1st lines : In addition to fulfilling a functional role in cities, streets, roads and public spaces have a social, cultural and political significance as well. Yet the focus on motorised traffic when designing and managing road space has led to neglecting the critical role of the road network in urban life. As of today, this one-dimensional approach to designing and managing the urban road network is increasingly challenged by the rapid development of alternatives to motorized traffic and road uses from traffic-enabling infrastructures towards multifunctional urban assets in which recreational and place-making activities should be developed.
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hal-03052371 , version 1 (10-12-2020)



Halpern Charlotte, Francesco Sarti. Transforming roads into multifunctional urban assets. 2020. ⟨hal-03052371⟩
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