Painted Crosswalks

An intersection is adorned with paint depicting the Italian flag in St. Louis.

St. Louis Had Enough of the Federal Government’s Crosswalk Paint Policy

St. Louis is not the only city to decide that the Federal Highway Administration’s policies against brightly painted crosswalks. The evidence is on the side of the resistance.

September 6, 2022 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Seattle Downtown

Seattle Rule Change Makes it Easier to Add Crosswalks

Rather than looking at current pedestrian counts, the city will use a newly developed set of 'pedestrian generators' to evaluate the need for new painted crosswalks.

February 24, 2022 - The Urbanist

Street Mural

Street Murals for Traffic Safety

Despite efforts by federal regulators to curtail painted crosswalks, Cincinnati is moving forward with a unique program to paint murals on streets to slow traffic.

November 13, 2019 - Smart Cities Dive

Vancouver, British Columbia

Resistance to Federal Highway Administration's Anti-Painted Crosswalk Position

As the Federal Highway Administration continues its anti-painted crosswalk crusade, attracting new attention at the national level, cities are resisting the notion that rainbow crosswalks are a safety liability.

October 11, 2019 - The New York Times

Mexico City

Friday Eye Candy: A World Tour of Creative Crosswalks

Take a look at these creative crosswalks and add your own examples.

July 15, 2016 - The Guardian Cities

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