Story: City styles

‘Keep to the left’ sign, Dunedin, 1926

‘Keep to the left’ sign, Dunedin, 1926

Codes of conduct evolve in cities to make them run smoothly. Keeping to the left on busy footpaths is a common code. Despite the prominent sign and relatively clear footpath, the woman heading towards the photographer has strayed to the right.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'City styles - City communication and codes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 April 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 11 Mar 2010