Newly installed brick road feature:
Brick road features a few years after installation:
This kind of thing is really fun to ride your bicycle over!
(Check this out too.)
You would think that such problems would be foreseeable, or at least that, eventually, word would get around in the urban-planning community that some initially attractive ideas have significant drawbacks. But, apparently, not all government-run planning systems have adequate feedback mechanisms. Who could have imagined.