The Semiotics of the Road

Human beings are not stationary creatures. We spend significant portions of our lives in transit, whether on foot, public transportation, or by car. When we travel from Point A to Point B, we invariably encounter other human beings. These encounters – and the way we navigate them – are governed by a very complex system of rules. Many of these rules are unconscious, many are a function of cultural norms, many operate under physical or artificial constraints, and many are decided instantaneously.

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