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Introducing the Squircle

Image taken from An Application of Safe System Approach to Intersections in the Capital Region - Pilot Project. Phase 1: Progress Report.

Image taken from An Application of Safe System Approach to Intersections in the Capital Region – Pilot Project. Phase 1: Progress Report.

Ladies and gentlemen allow me to introduce you to the squircle (click on the image to the left to enlarge it). This is an intersection concept that I first came across a couple of years ago but had completely forgot about until seeing it at a presentation I attended on Wednesday. The idea is basically a combination of a signalized intersection and a roundabout. I think the name could use some work, but don’t worry, it’s not nearly as complicated as it looks. Continue reading