Slowing traffic with art on the street

Beaufort Street is famous for its street art. There are more great art projects happening now around Beaufort Street.

Straker street art

Local artist Drew Straker added colour to a forgotten laneway off Beaufort Street

But what about if we could slow down traffic and create a more pedestrian friendly street through street art? Find out what progressive communities are doing in the United States – http://www.fastcoexist.com/3035022/slowing-down-streets-with-art-under-your-feet#4.

Fantastic! Check out some of these examples –

Portland intersection repair

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The Beaufort Street Network and City of Vincent are bringing this concept to Beaufort Street to slow down cars, add colour to the street and encourage pedestrian activity. Watch this space ….

In the meantime, here’s some other pictures from around the world –

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Get your head out of your car

 

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