Topics in Episode 35:
The problem with diagonal curb cuts.
A single diagonal curb cut is inferior to two perpendicular curb cuts. With two curb cuts, there is a separate curb cut lined up with each crosswalk. With a single diagonal curb cut, the curb cut is directed toward the center of the intersection. A wheelchair user waiting on the curb is not pointed toward either crosswalk. In order to line up with the crosswalk, the wheelchair user has to leave the curb and wait in the street. This is inherently dangerous.
Separate curb cuts for each and every crosswalk should be the universal standard!