This crosswalk looks like it’s floating and it was designed to slow down cars


In Ísafjörður, a small town in the northwest of Iceland, a local environmental officer, inspired by similar attempts in New Delhi, suggested the idea of painting a three-dimensional crosswalk.

The crosswalk, painted by road marking company Vegamálun GÍH, creates an optical illusion which is causing drivers to think that the zebra lines are objects such as boxes lying on the street. The innovative effort is treated as an experiment to test if a 3D zebra crossing can be an effective alternative to speed bumps. It is still too early to judge if the experiment will be a success though. Read more…

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