Today, New York City’s Department of Transportation unveiled 12 nifty new signs to be placed at over 200 locations in the NYC, including some of the city’s high-crash locations. But are they more disorienting than helpful?
Curbside Haiku, created by artist John Morse, are designed to warn pedestrians and bikers that they are entering a danger zone. But the pairing of the arresting imagery and the cryptic messages seems like they might produce a counter-effect of distracting those walkers/writers who should be paying attention. Click through the images and tell us what you think…would you understand at a glance what these signs are trying to say?