Shared streets are spaces where all modes of transport are given equal priority; pedestrians, cyclists, and other local residents share the right-of-way and travel together.
It is best for shared streets to be located on streets with low traffic volumes designed for vehicle speeds between 20 and 30 km/hr, with an ultimate maximum of 40 km/hr.
An effective shared street:
To ensure low speed, traffic calming measures and horizontal signage should be provided to warn drivers about the presence of cyclists.
Fig. 1: The planner.co.uk
Fig. 2 & Fig. 3: Cities Safer by Design