Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 128

Topics in Episode 128:

  • We attend Walk to School Day in Delaware.

  • We learn about Starkville in Motion in Starkville, Mississippi.

  • We look at pedestrian safety at a highway interchange in Raleigh, North Carolina.

  • We visit Broadway in Saratoga Springs, New York.

I-440 freeway ramp

Cars enter the ramp from Western Boulevard to I-440 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Crossing freeway ramps can be unpleasant and dangerous for pedestrians. This interchange was modified by changing the geometry of the ramps to slow down cars until they got past the crosswalk.