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YES Pedestrian

YES Pedestrian asks, how can we create a culture and design streets that encourage people to walk and to enjoy their mobility? How can we eliminate pedestrian-vehicular crashes? How can we eradicate vehicular intimidation? How can we calm traffic so that sidewalks again become community spaces? YES Pedestrian could be a great band name, or a t-shirt slogan, because it is an idea that walking…
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PA Pedestrian Laws Dissected

Introduction Though many people realize that crosswalks exist, there seems to be much confusion among the public as to what to do when encountering a crosswalk when walking or driving. The laws that dictate crosswalk existence and use are found in Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, Title 75. This article gathers vehicle code sections pertaining to pedestrian rights and responsibilities. Along with vehicle code excerpts, my personal…
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Take a second and yield to pedestrians. You might like the result.

Take a second and yield to pedestrians. You might like the result. By John Schubert Eight pedestrians have died needlessly from traffic collisions in the Lehigh Valley this year. So we’re announcing CAT’s pedestrian safety campaign to make next year — and all years after that — better. Eight is too many. I’ve listed them separately in a sidebar at the end of this article….
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