On Minor Enhancements in the Quality of Our Lives

This is a minor thing but nice to have.  Notice on the right side of the sign below, it shows not only the direction but also the distance.  This actually plays a significant role if you’re traveling around a place you don’t know well and you need to constantly make navigational decisions.  There is a big difference if the “Tourist Information Center” is 85 meters away or 850 meters away; my decision to go there might be different.

I think that everyone would benefit from a small enhancement like this…

or this:

65 meters to the restroom

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