Some wide streets with light traffic allow angle parking or herringbone parking.This phenomenon is the subject of urban location theory in economics.

New York Times article ( registration required ) Bill Rankin (2005).Portions may also be smoothed with asphalt, embedded with rails, or otherwise prepared to accommodate non- pedestrian traffic.Le Corbusier, for one, perceived an ever-stricter segregation of traffic as an essential affirmation of social ordera desirable, and ultimately inevitable, expression of modernity.

9 10 Streets also tend to aggregate establishments of similar nature and character.Wider lanes may be provided next to the curb, or shoulders may be provided.Thus the town's so-called "Roads" will actually be more street like than a road.