Recent Streetsblog TEXAS posts about crosswalks

What Killed Eduardo Dill: ‘Failure to Yield Right of Way’ or Awful Streets?

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Tragedy struck El Paso again on September 22, when 27-year-old Susanna Lozano, driving her F-150 pickup truck, struck and killed 53-year-old Eduardo Dill as he attempted to cross a neighborhood street in his electric wheelchair. Police said that the “contributing factor” to the crash was Dill’s “failure to yield the right of way,”¬†according to El […]
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Learning from Bogot√°: No More Excuses

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We ended this month’s meeting of the Pedestrian Advisory Council with a few thoughts on education and safety*. Of the 82 2015 Austin traffic deaths, 26 have been pedestrians. While we advocate and wait for infrastructure improvements in the form of reduced speed limits, marked crosswalks, sidewalks and bulb-outs, Jim Dale of the city’s Transportation Department […]
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Start Small: Dallas Needs Continental Crosswalks

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Ever get the sense that a lot of Dallas’ crosswalks are invisible? You’re not alone. While crosswalks aren’t taken seriously in a lot of cities, Dallas is a special case because we do take them seriously – but in the wrong way. Upon my travels around town on foot, I’ve seen ornate crosswalks with intricate […] The post Start Small: Dallas Needs Continental Crosswalks appeared first on Car Free Dallas.