The roads that hate pedestrians by design

More poor people are moving into the suburbs, which means more pedestrians in neighborhoods which were built with only cars in mind.

This report examines the many obstacles to making multi-lane roads safer for pedestrians.

What roads around Fort Wayne have similar problems?

Update: Here’s my 2008 post on a dangerous crossing on North Clinton Street in Fort Wayne.

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  1. All major arterials have similar problems I am afraid Jon!
    And roads don’t hate pedestrians – INDOT policy makers and engineers hate people (ok, thats harsh. They hate sharing their roads with people and bikes). I’m sure you have heard of Dan Burden who advocates for streets that improve the livability and quality along their routes. Lets start there.

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