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  • n. Plural form of bollard.


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  • Plans for landscaping and perimeter security, such as bollards and planters, will be considered by the commission at a later date, McGill said.

    Federal Times

  • During the summer season, both beaches require parking behind the delineated markers the state refers to as "bollards," which are wooden poles set in the sand.

    The Daily News - News

  • The bollards are coming and nothing can stop them.

    Security at the Jefferson Memorial

  • All three security ideas require bollards to cover some areas of the perimeter.

    Security at the Jefferson Memorial

  • And if you really want to know what it is about the crazy, topsy-turvy nature of this shitstorm of astonishment we like to call The Premiership that has so totally grabbed the imagination of people from all across the globe and beyond that many of them can't see straight and keep bumping into bollards, just look at who's battling for the coveted third automatic Champions League spot.

    The early August Premier League table never lies | Harry Pearson

  • The proposed plan uses curb extensions and bollards to create an easier and safer crossing for pedestrians.

    Jeff Sherman: Taming a Dangerous Intersection in Brooklyn

  • I'm inclined to hold off for a few more years on any plan that limits capacity on an east-west thoroughfare. eddiew bollards may substitute for parked cars as a physical barrier; they are more common in Europe. bike lanes would provide a buffer between cars and the sidewalks. bus bulbs are great, they just cost money. they add sidewalk capacity and space for transit amenities. morning

    Cascade Encourages Members to Send Rasmussen Tums for Nickerson “Indigestion” « PubliCola

  • When Battery Park City was designed -- with gateless iron railings separating people from the water, no ladders along the sea wall, and without bollards for big boats to tie to -- no one had predicted that this stretch of waterfront would be the site of a massive evacuation.

    Jessica DuLong: The Untold Story of Ground Zero Evacuations by Boat

  • Today, Collins' signature site-sensitive approach to landscape architecture -- richly patterned brick sidewalks and walls, granite curbs and backless benches, alleys, street trees, site-specific light standards and bollards, peppered with small courtyards and pocket parks -- can still be read, and has matured gracefully.

    Charles A. Birnbaum: City Shaping III: The Philadelphia Story

  • In Oslo -- a national capital that still feels like an overgrown small town -- there is no thicket of bollards and guard shacks surrounding the government buildings.

    Howard Fineman: Now, Not Even Norway Is Safe


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