Interesting Intersections

Innovative urban planning has the capacity to make the commute more enjoyable for all kinds of travelers. Most people enjoy riding their bicycles, but some roads and intersections are just too daunting, and would-be bikers head to their cars because those intersections just don't feel safe! And once you're in your car, who knows how long you will be stuck in traffic?

Here are some examples of more interesting intersections designed to be safer and easier for all.

Check out this fly-through of this "Protected Intersection" in Salt Lake City, Utah:

And here is a "Continuous Flow Intersection" in West Valley City, Utah. This intersection was designed to improve traffic flow, but does not seem to consider cyclists.