Tag Archives: Mission: Pedestrian

The dangers of wrong way cycling

Dear Street Smarts, Q: There have been two letters to the editor – from the same person – telling people it is safer for bicyclists to ride facing traffic. I think someone with bike expertise needs to address this misconception … Continue reading

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Pedestrian safety improvements coming to Laurel Street

Dear Street Smarts, Q: You may remember that after the pedestrian death on Laurel at Felix streets, the city agreed to construct a pedestrian refuge in the crosswalks on Laurel at Felix and Blackburn streets. This project is the result … Continue reading

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The proper way to walk across the street

Dear Street Smarts, Q: What is the proper way to cross the street? I have been crossing the street on my own since I was a young girl and I never have any problems. Yet, I see grown adults who … Continue reading

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