Since we’ve got a snow storm coming, let’s see those sneckdowns! Post pics of places that could be improved with bigger curbs, and places where the existing bike infrastructure doesn’t work because of the snow.
A sneckdown or snowy neckdown is effectively a curb extension caused by snowfall. A natural form of traffic calming, sneckdowns show where a street can potentially be narrowed to slow motor vehicle speeds and shorten pedestrian crossing distances.
*Shortens pedestrian crossing time
*Highlights unused road space
*Calms vehicle traffic
*Allows planners and road engineers to clearly see possible modifications to road structures
*Encourages slower vehicle speeds, increasing safety for all road users including pedestrians