Channelization – Road Diet – Road Feast

Transportation jargon can be confusing.  What is rechannelization? is that when you finally figure out the remote?  What is a road diet?  Gas station mini-mart food and coffee?  Why call roadway re-striping to include a mix of lane types a road diet? That is a term using only a car driving perspective. From the perspective of people on foot, in wheelchairs and motorized scooters, on bikes, riding buses, driving trucks, a “road diet” is more like a “road feast“, or at least a balanced meal  Here’s a new infographic showing their advantages, from Troy Heerwagen, a Seattle Neighborhood Greenways advocate. Road Diets - Save Lives  Keep Moving