'Beg Buttons' Quietly Appearing at East Bay Crosswalks
Critics of pedestrian crosswalk buttons say the devices, meant to help improve bus speeds, give pedestrians the 'absolute lowest priority' on city streets.
What Walk Buttons Do (and Don't Do)
Are pedestrian walk buttons effective, or do they only give us the illusion of control? It can vary.
'Pedestrian Congestion' Hurts the Economy Too
There's an economic cost for making pedestrians wait at stoplights, according to a new study.
Oakland Crosswalk Engineering Mistimes Walkability Goals
A well-informed, social media savvy observer is shedding light on a seemingly small change with big impacts on the quality of life available to pedestrians along Oakland's streets.
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