Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 130

Topics in Episode 130:

  • We travel to New Orleans for the National Conference on Disaster Planning for the Carless Society.

  • We learn about Steps To a Healthier New Orleans.

  • We look at bicycle and pedestrian planning in New Orleans.


Katrina excape hole

New Orleans residents, trapped in their attics by rising floodwaters, chopped their way out through the roof to escape. Hurricane Katrina helped focus national attention on emergency evacuation of the carless society. Seven U.S. cities have a higher percentage of carless households than New Orleans.