Perils for Pedestrians
TV talk about people who walk
Episodes 31 to 40 of Perils for Pedestrians
All episodes are 28 minutes long. A new episode is released
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- National Walk Our Children to School Day in McPherson, Kansas.
- A crosswalk sting operation with decoy pedestrians in Redmond, Washington.
- The Jefferson Pedestrian Safety Committee, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
- Walking and improved mental skills.
- Trails on the levee system in Omaha, Nebraska.
- Postcards from Russia: The Russian Steps.
- A new advocacy group in St. Paul, Minnesota, has a successful safety demonstration.
- The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials meets in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
- Maintaining pedestrian access during the Big Dig highway project in Boston, Massachusetts.
- Innovative drainage systems in Houston, Texas.
- A traffic safety festival in Richmond, Virginia.
- Virginians Interested in Protecting Pedestrians lobbies for stronger crosswalk laws.
- Experimental crosswalk signs in Madison, Wisconsin.
- The costs and benefits of traffic calming.
- Two arterial roads in Richmond, Virginia.
- Pedestrian advocates meet in Portland, Oregon.
- The American Volkssport Association meets in Muncie, Indiana.
- The Institute of Transportation Engineers meets in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee for Cincinnati, Ohio.
- Excessively wide streets in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- The history of the bicycle.
- The STEPS program in British Columbia.
- Obstacles to wheelchair users in Victoria, British Columbia.
- The Walkers Win program of the Center for Neighborhood Technology in Chicago.
- An advocate discusses problems in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago.
- Obstacles to crossing over I-495 in Bethesda, Maryland; I-75 in Cincinnati Ohio; and I-68 in Cumberland, Maryland.
- What is wrong with diagonal curb cuts?
- A bicycle compatibility index for city streets.
- A newspaper editor left a legacy of pedestrian safety in Little Falls, Minnesota.
- The Congress for the New Urbanism meets in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- The European experience with traffic speed.
- Gaps in the sidewalk system in Roseville, Minnesota.
- Self-use crosswalk flags in Kirkland, Washington.
- Seattle Washington's Pedestrian Program.
- Feet First advocates for pedestrians in Seattle, Washington.
- A study by the Victoria Transportation Policy Institute reveals that pedestrians subsidize automobiles.
- The annual meeting of The American Planning Association.
- Wheelchair detectors to supplement push buttons for signals.
- The Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Greenways program.
- An inconsiderate homeowner allows poison ivy to reach across the sidewalk.
- Better Environmentally Sound Transportation (BEST) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
- The history of sidewalks in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
- An apartment complex neglects pedestrians in Bethesda, Maryland.
- David Engwicht on his new book, Street Reclaiming: Creating Liveable Streets and Vibrant Communities.
- Participatory Design and pedestrian facilities.
- A pedestrian advocate speaks out in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
- The Way To Go school program in British Columbia, Canada.
- Wellness walkways near a hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
- A proposed pedestrian bridge across a major highway in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
- The State of the Environment Report for Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.
- Pedestrian facilities and the creation of a downtown for Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.
- A tragic follow up to a previous Intersection of the Month in Bethesda, Maryland.
- Automated enforcement of red lights with cameras.
- Revitalizing downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee.
- Walk Austin and pedestrian advocacy in Texas.
- Using whistles to get drivers' attention.
- Postcards from Russia.
- The ProBike/ProWalk Conference in Santa Barbara, California.