Thursday, November 05, 2015

"Why does this type of thing get people’s blood boiling behind the wheel?"

An observation, one I've offered previously: Those of us who walk, especially near urban streets like New Albany's misplaced arterial one-way neighborhood killers, are perfectly placed to see how badly most of us drive (and I include myself in "us"). Street design can help reduce instances of stupidity.

Serious Question: Why Does Losing a Few Seconds Lead to Road Rage?, by Angie Schmitt (Streetsblog)

If you’ve ever biked on a city street — or even just driven a little below the speed limit — you’ve probably encountered this situation: A driver behind you starts honking in irritation, then races past you at frightening speed only to hit a red light at the next intersection.

What is the source of all that aggression?

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