7.4 Checklist: Function / Form / Usage

Design which is fit for purpose is safer. Urban streets, roads and spaces are always multi-functional.

The functions are either movement or place related. It is important therefore that the designer understands and accommodates the functions applicable to the particular scheme.

The lists below offer an aide-memoire to typical functions encountered in urban areas. Bear in mind that functions can vary at different times of the day or week, e.g. bus lanes, parking weekends etc