Rules are overrated

What would a massively busy traffic intersection look like if there were no traffic lights, no lane markings, no rules at all as to how to proceed? There is at least one such intersection, in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Here’s what it looks like.

If you’re interested in the details of how this works, click on the gear icon at lower right, then set speed to 0.25 — that seems to slow¬†pedestrians down to a normal walking pace.

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