Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 57

Topics in Episode 57:

  • Innovative pedestrian crossings in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Automated pedestrian gates at railroad crossings in Melbourne.
  • A cooperative effort produced a new publication, "Providing For Journeys On Foot", in the United Kingdom.
  • A new rigorous drivers license program in Canberra, Australia.
  • The historical expansion of cities around the one-hour travel distance.
  • Urban design in Melbourne.
Flag corssings

Flag Crossings for Schools in Melbourne.

Flag crossings have been used in the Melbourne area for several decades. An orange flag is inserted into the red and white posts during school crossing hours. Pedestrians have absolute right of way while the flag is present.