Protected Intersections For Bicyclists -- If we had Dutch-style intersections, we'd ride our bikes everywhere, too. Protected bike lanes are the latest approach US cities are taking to help their residents get around.
Raised beds, collecting rainwater as well. - perhaps tiered beds can have a French drain at the end that catches excess water run off from the rain. It would be a larger area to collect rain water and would only be extra If the other plants were all