Zipper streets are awesome and make so much sense - do they make too much sense for us to use in the U.S.? Why don't we have these?
If you make streets out of brick, you can very easily dig the street up and repair it, unlike the utter nightmare associated with digging up and repairing an asphalt street. Just check out these pictures:
And then the work is almost done, little mess, little fuss, little heavy machinery:
Alright, I'm sold - can we get these in my neighborhood, please?