Crosswalks

A Smart Growth America report put the spotlight on Orlando and the entire state of Florida as leading the nation in pedestrian deaths per capita. NPR investigate what is being done to lose the infamous title.
Jun 16, 2014   NPR
What crosswalk? Watch this man effortlessly synchronizes his steady gait with the oncoming cavalry of cars, buses, and motorcycles as he crosses a busy street in Vietnam. If there is fear, he sure does a great job not showing it.
Aug 19, 2011   YouTube
Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray isn't fighting the megaretailer like other cities have. In fact, he's demanding Wal-Mart build <em>more</em> stores than they have planned, or he's threatening to pull their permits.
May 27, 2011   Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
<em>Grist</em> points to a new series of blog posts offering step-by-step instructions on how to get a crosswalk installed in your neighborhood.
Apr 15, 2011   Grist
The crosswalk pictured on the cover of the Beatles' album Abbey Road has been designated a historic place in London.
Dec 23, 2010   Guardian
Brickell Avenue in Miami is in one of the most densely populated areas in Florida. FDOT is slated to begin a major resurfacing project here, but refuses to consider additional crosswalks or bike infrastructure, ignoring pressure from locals.
Nov 15, 2010   Miami Herald
Local residents bring life back a desolate line of shops in Oak Cliff, a streetcar suburb of Dallas, overnight. The intention of the Better Block project is to demonstrate the value of pedestrian friendly spaces and encourage future investments.
Sep 14, 2010   Go Oak Cliff
Most crosswalks are straight lines, but many people walk across streets in an arc. One designer has proposed changing the way crosswalks are painted to improve pedestrian safety.
Sep 7, 2010   Fast Co. Design
Blueprint America reports from suburban Atlanta, where getting to the other side of the road is nothing to take for granted.
Jul 28, 2010   PBS - Blueprint America
As more parents drive their kids to school, areas around campuses have become increasingly dangerous for pedestrians. Narrow sidewalks and too-few crosswalks are partly to blame.
Apr 16, 2009   The New York Times
<p>Will laser-projected pedestrians make crossing the street safer in South Korea?</p>
May 30, 2008   Streetsblog