Oregon Grants Pedestrian Rights

Oregon passes a 'deceptively minor traffic revision' into law that gives pedestrians new rights when they cross the street.
June 19, 2003, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The new law says that drivers crossing intersections without signals must stop and remain stopped until pedestrians crossing the street clear the driver's lane and the adjacent lane... It's another step forward for a movement that's quietly gained speed and muscle through the 1990s and is now poised to assert what supporters consider a basic right: to walk across a city unhindered by traffic or other barriers."

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Published on Tuesday, June 17, 2003 in The Register-Guard
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