Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 131

Topics in Episode 131:

  • We travel to Mackinac, Michigan, for the Labor Day bridge walk.

  • We talk with an advocate in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

  • We visit a neighborhood that needs sidewalks in Knoxville, Tennessee.

  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama, needs more crosswalks.

  • We look at a dangerous intersection in Grand Island, Nebraska.

  • We talk about closing the gaps in the East Coast Greenway.

  • We look at the role of the pedestrian and bicycle professional.

Mackinac Bridge Walk

Walkers cross the Mackinac Bridge in northern Michigan for the Labor Day Bridge Walk. The walk has taken place annually since the bridge opened in 1958. In recent years, more than 50,000 people make the walk, temporarily doubling the local population.