See also blog posts on green streets
- a street is a place which has been ‘spread’ with paving, originally for the convenience of town dwellers
- a road is a place to ‘ride’, on horseback on in a vehicle
The distinction has continuing value. Roads should be engineered for vehicles. Streets should be cooperatively designed in between landscape architects, architects and engineeres. They can accommodate vehicles, particularly if they are human-powered, but aesthetic and pedestrian values should be the major considerations.