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Every city must identify the range of street typologies it encompasses. To ensure that new street designs are suitable for the given context, existing streets must be documented and analyzed as part of the comprehensive public space network.
Evaluate each street project to balance the needs of different transportation modes within the given context and culture. Ensure the designs serve social, environmental, and economic needs and functions.
Use the guidance in this chapter to identify opportunities for street transformations. The samples included here are placed in context to each other in the adjacent maps to help illustrate how different street types can work together to form a comprehensive network.
Create a similar map for your local context and identify the types that exist today, and those that are desirable for future urban conditions. Your city map may include the street types shown in this map such as:
Adapted by Global Street Design Guide published by Island Press.
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