pinchpoint

pinchpoint

(ˈpɪntʃˌpɔɪnt)
n
(Civil Engineering) a traffic-calming measure in which the road narrows to one lane, with a sign indicating which oncoming driver should give way
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The cabinet secretary has been clear that our transport network needs to be sustainable and that is why the pinchpoint studies are designed to look at a range of solutions to congestion problems from public transport to active travel.
Khaled Abu Al-Khair, CEO of the gaming startup PinchPoint, explained why PayPal's entry to Palestine matters for his company: "One of PinchPoint's best performing games is Al-Mamlaka, and over 60 percent of the players are based in Palestine.
A critical pinchpoint in the bag handling process is when passengers and their luggage need to move from one aircraft to another, or from one carrier to another.
The government will also continue to consider other routes across the Pennines and will upgrade two junctions on the A69 using the pinchpoint fund.
Could be a neckdown or pinchpoint that funnels cats, or a shallow riffle that slows their progress just a bit.
The A19/A174 pinchpoint |scheme where it passes over Stainsby Beck GOOGLE
THE Highway Agency has completed two pinchpoint schemes, reducing congestion and improving journeys for drivers on the M1 in Yorkshire.
Transport consultant Simon Statham, who worked on the mobility vision, said the A38 was a major congestion pinchpoint because drivers heading to the city centre merged with those simply passing through.
One of Stange's favorite spots to catch ice-out cats in this lake is a pinchpoint where the lake narrows and connects two larger lake sections.
And hospital bosses are still considering whether to go to appeal when the Government last week gave the green light to a PS6million pinchpoint project to ease congestion with improvements to the A4600 Hinckley Road in Walsgrave, leading out of the city to the M6 and M69.
The alternative is to remove that ridiculous pinchpoint railing which actually serves no useful purpose.