TYPICAL DIMENSIONS CHEAT SHEET 1
ALLEY WIDTH: Alley scale depends on
desired function. If used by vehicles, alley must allow a minimum 10 ft. horizontal clearance.
VERTICAL ELEMENTS: Vertical elements such as gateway treatments of lighting should be scaled for pedestrians - approximately 1-story high.
Landscaping Elements Trees and rain gardens beautify the space and support effective drainage.
Pedestrian-scaled lighting improves safety and creates a more inviting atmosphere.
128 Âˇ PROJECT APPLICATIONS
A colorful pedestrian alley in Huntsville, AL (Street Plans).
A coffee shop opens into the alley, drawing pedestrians in throughout the day.
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