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From Streetfilms' animation division comes the third installment of traffic-calming shorts from Elizabeth Press. First she brought you chicanes, then the raised crosswalk. Now comes the diverter, which Elizabeth explains like so:

Diagonal diverters, half closures, entrance barriers, median barriers,semi-diverters; traffic calming techniques come in all shapes andsizes. They can help create more livable communities. As demonstratedin this short animation, once the diverters are in place, trafficdecreases on the side street. Cars on the side street must turn left,but cyclists can continue straight. This makes the side street saferfor cyclists and pedestrians.

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