Traffic Signals Are Not Safe For Pedestrians

Making Traffic Signals Fair for Pedestrians

Traffic signals that maximize crossing time for pedestrians remain the exception, not the rule, in American cities. Photo: District DOT

If you walk in American cities, you know the streets weren’t engineered for you. The obvious signs are the broken, obstructed, or just plain non-existent sidewalks. But there’s also a less visible bias against walking programmed into our traffic signals.

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https://usa.streetsblog.org/2018/06/19/making-traffic-signals-fair-for-pedestrians/

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