Public bike speedometer

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From the size of this device it is clear what people in Graz seem to believe to be the biggest speeding threat in town. The looming perennial question is: will this become the new go-to destination to measure speed records publicly?

This interactive signage is positioned in what is a ‘shared street’ for both bikers and pedestrians only. Increasingly, in this particular street, fast bikers get i to conflict with not-so-fast pedestrians, with both getting upset. The question is how to mediate between the two modes of locomotion – spatially or temporally. This signage attempts to make bikers as ‘slow’ as pedestrians (under 5km/h) – seems like a strategy to make one of the two loose out…

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