London (5)

Two years ago the London Mayor inaugurated a new pedestrian passage at Oxford Circus. The interesting point is in a design that allows diagonal crossing. This is common in some Asian cities as Tokyo, but seldom used in European cities. There is a reason to make that here, as this is a crossroads at a really frequented retail area, where this design allows a more fluid pedestrian traffic in all directions. The only thing to know is how sales have progressed in the stores right on the ancient pedestrian “gridlock” points…

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