What’s a Street? What’s a Road?

What’s the difference between a street and a road?  What’s a stroad?  Find out here.  Asbury Park is mostly a grid of streets and avenues and we want to maintain that by design.

“We design our streets like roads, as if their primary function — and sometimes their sole function — is the movement of automobiles.

Many people don’t grasp the difference between a street and a road. They think the terms are interchangeable, and rightly so. In the United States, we’ve spent decades — and trillions of dollars — blurring the distinctions.”

SLOW THE CARS

STRONG TOWNS

 
BY CHARLES MAROHN

A Street

A Road

 

Read more…

https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2018/1/15/slow-the-cars

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