04 November 2009

Oxford Circus

London unveiled a redesign of Oxford Circus recently. Diagonal pedestrian crossings modelled on the famous Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo. Nice to see some focus on urban mobility in the British capital.

Whether or not pedestrians will be able to hire hiviz vests on each corner before crossing remains to be seen.

Nice photo, above. Although a bit odd that an initiative focusing on pedestrians shows busses roaring through the intersection.

Here's Shibuya Crossing: