Is it safer to share? – No traffic signals, no curbs, no rules. Surprisingly, this doesn't lead to road rage and chaos, but to a dramatic drop in road accidents.
Is it safer to share? – Exhibition Road in London is Britain's longest shared space scheme.
Is it safer to share? – Shared spaces are changing urban environments, enabling motorists, pedestrians and cyclists to use roads as equals and without formal regulation.
Is it safer to share? – The concept of shared space is argued to be a default arrangement ever since streets began, pre-dating traditional road regulations. Many streets in Tokya are shared but without official policy to define user behaviour.
Is it safer to share? – Regeneration of the small town of Poynton in Cheshire, UK to a shared space has seen accident rates fall and the number of shoppers rise.
Is it safer to share? – Traffic signals are removed in anticipation of motorists and pedestrians moving in relation to one another.
Is it safer to share? – The Dutch town of Drachten was one of the first to change into a shared space by the pioneer Hans Monderman.
Is it safer to share? – The German town of Bohmte was an early adopter of shared space in 2007.
Is it safer to share? – Darby Street is one of six new shared spaces opened in Auckland New Zealand since 2011.