Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 34

Topics in Episode 34:

  • 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, Greenways program.
  • An inconsiderate homeowner allows poison ivy to reach across the sidewalk.


Photo - self-use flags for pedestrians

Orange flags at a crosswalk in Kirkland, Washington

Pedestrians take a flag from the holder, hold it out to get drivers to stop, and return the flag to the holder on the other side of the street.