Perils for Pedestrians
TV talk about people who walk
Episodes 11 to 20 of Perils for Pedestrians
All episodes are 28 minutes long. A new episode is released
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- The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.
- Key stops for the San Francisco Municipal Railway.
- Traffic calming in San Jose.
- School crossing guards in San Jose.
- A pedestrian signal that was planned, but never installed, in Maryland.
- Keith Bartholomew of 1,000 Friends of Oregon on LUTRAQ: The Land Use,Transportation, and Air Quality Connection.
- Maryland's landmark Ped Bike Access 2000 law.
- A pedestrian study in San Francisco's Tenderloin District.
- The Local Government Commission.
- San Jose's pedestrian safety program.
- Gaps in the sidewalk system in Poolesville, Maryland.
- Pedestrian wayfinding signs in Philadelphia.
- Bicycle-friendly Davis, California.
- Traffic calming in Sacramento.
- Automated red light enforcement in San Francisco.
- Unfriendly landscaping at a television station.
- Operation Crosswalk - Philadelphia's pedestrian safety program.
- Phillywalks - Philadelphia's local pedestrian advocacy group.
- Busing children one block to school in Columbus, Ohio.
- A mother worries about the impact that driving her children everywhere has on their personal development.
- Shrubbery too close to the sidewalk invades the pedestrian space.
- The San Francisco Department of Public Health program for elderly pedestrians.
- The Congress For The New Urbanism.
- Signs on one way streets that ignore two way pedestrians in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
- State and local pedestrian programs in Missouri.
- Rail~Volution, the national conference on Building Livable Communities With Transit.
- Friends of the Riverfront promote the Three Rivers Heritage Trail in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- The role of the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager.
- Visual obstructions at intersections in Maryland.
- Commuting by bicycle in Washington, DC.
- The National Pedestrian Conference.
- Traffic reduction in Australia.
- Dan Burden on Walkable Communities.
- What is a Transportation Engineer?
- Mark Fenton of Walking Magazine on the benefits of walking.
- Walk Boston and pedestrian advocacy in Boston, Massachusetts.
- America Walks: a national network of local advocacy groups.
- Innovations in actuated pedestrian signals.
Episode 13: Ottawa, Ontario
- Ottawalk and pedestrian advocacy in Ottawa, Canada.
- A "Walking Security Index" under development at the University of Ottawa.
- A pedestrian and bicycle friendly bridge between Ottawa and Hull.
- Alternative transportation in the City of Ottawa.
- The "Official Plan" for the Ottawa-Carlton Regional Municipality.
- A neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina, is concerned about speeding traffic.
- The Institute for Highway Research and Education looks at pedestrian needs in North Carolina.
- Many drivers ignore a busy mid-block crosswalk in Silver Spring, Maryland.
- A driver with a disability is concerned about widespread abuse of handicapped parking permits.
- Little things, like the location of a stop line, can make a big difference.
- The mayor of Mount Ranier, Maryland discusses improvements for pedestrians in his downtown.
Episode 11: Canada
- The city bicycle planner tells us why Toronto was rated the number one bicycle-friendly city in North America.
- Go Transit celebrates 30 years of commuter rail service in Toronto.
- Feet On The Street advocates for pedestrians in Toronto.
- The history of the shoe is preserved at the Bata Shoe Museum.
- A pediatrician at Montreal Children's Hospital studies how to prevent collisions between children and cars.
- The Canadian Volkssport Federation walks across the Confederation Bridge from Prince Edward Island.