In Tokyo, the Pedestrian is King

[Lessons on Japanese Urbanism from French Slow TV] At 0:27  Note the very well marked scramble crossing (c.f. the arrogance of space). Lesson 1: zebra stripes can never be too wide. From 1:00 to 1:59  Note the total absence of vehicular traffic.  The numerous parked cars and bikes make clear that this is not a depopulated area. Lesson 2: its possible to build an urban street … Continue reading In Tokyo, the Pedestrian is King