18 Smart Designs Around The World We Want To See In Every City

Geniuses, all of them!

#1 A button at the crosswalk that makes the bus wait for you if you are on the other side of the road and the bus already arrived.

That should be everywhere.
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#2 Savannah, GA has in-ground dog waste receptacles.

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#3 A stand for bikers to hold on to while waiting for the traffic lights in Sweden.

If I saw this in the wild I wouldn’t know what it was.
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#4 Traffic light for the Jedi. In Ukraine.

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#5 This bench has instructions for some body weight exercises you can use the bench to do.

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#6 This trash can has a bottle rack so people don't have to dig through the garbage to find some bottles and cans.

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#7 This water fountain tells you how many bottles you saved using it.

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#8 Women only parking spaces, Germany.

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#9 How the easily accessible priority seats are designed on trains in Scotland.

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#10 This hand sanitizer in the street in Auckland, NZ.

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#11 These benches that turn into tables.

I kinda want one of these in my backyard.
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#12 A payphone booth converted into a defibrillator station.

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#13 Oooo ducklings!!

Quack, quack!
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#14 The Green Man Plus: Gives seniors and handicapped people a longer time to cross the road by just tapping a card.

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#15 My local beach installed a Mobi-Mat for wheelchair access! It makes me so happy.

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#16 This park has a tiny water fountain for dogs.

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#17 These bike ramps installed on all the stairs downtown.

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#18 GoBetween Robotics: A traffic stop robot to keep everyone safe.

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