Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 129

Topics in Episode 129:

  • We look at pedestrian access to a shopping mall in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • We learn about the Alabama Bicycle Coalition.

  • Education is a key part of their mission.

  • We talk with a blind pedestrian in Birmingham.

  • We look at problems for pedestrians in Birmingham.

  • We meet a mother trying to walk with her children in Tuscaloosa.

mall parking lot

Vast oceans of parking surround a shopping mall in Huntsville, Alabama. Little consideration is given to how pedestrians would get to the mall buildings from the sidewalks along the surrounding streets. Customers and employees who walk from bus stops or from nearby neighborhoods are given inferior treatment compared to those who drive.