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STREETS Boulevard Boulevards separate very large streets into parallel urban realms, buffering the commercial or residential street edge from the highspeed throughway by means of multiway operations and frontage roads. Many boulevards were built at the turn of the 20th century, but fell into disrepair or were redesigned to highway standards over the course of the century. Today, many cities are restoring these boulevards to their former grandeur or applying updated boulevard design standards to overbuilt urban arterials.

Any construction project that obstructs the sidewalk should be mitigated through the provision of a temporary sidewalk that affords a safe and convenient passage or clearly directs users to an equivalent nearby detour. 41 STREET DESIGN ELEMENTS DOWNTOWN Conventional Sidewalk Sidewalks are central to pedestrian life. Cities can enhance the public realm by creating venues where people can observe street life and activity, especially in retail and commercial areas. DOWNTOWN Wide Sidewalk From the 1960s through 1980s, many downtown sidewalks were widened as part of new downtown office tower developments.

2 Restrictive policies that favor the use of wider travel lanes have no place in constrained urban settings, where every foot counts. 4 Use striping to channelize traffic, demarcate the road for other uses, and minimize lane width. SAN FRANCISCO, CA Striping should be used to delineate parking and curbside uses from the travel lane. 34 L ANE WIDTH 3 2 1 11' 10' 10' 8' 3' 6' Redesign Lane width should be considered within the overall assemblage of the street. Travel lane widths of 10 feet generally provide adequate safety in urban settings while discouraging speeding.

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