naked road
 n.— «“It’s counterintuitive, but it works,” said urban planner Ben Hamilton-Baillie, who heads the British arm of a four-year European project, Shared Spaces, to test the viability of what some planners call “naked roads.” Since 2004, some roads in the eastern English town of Ipswich, as well as towns in Germany, Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands have been stripped of signs and signals—and authorities have been tracking the results.» —“In Europe, minimalism has the right of way in road signs” in Ipswich, England USA Today Nov. 21, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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