Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 38

Topics in Episode 38:

  • A traffic safety festival in Richmond, Virginia.
  • Virginians Interested in Protecting Pedestrians lobbies for stronger crosswalk laws.
  • Experimental crosswalk signs in Madison, Wisconsin.
  • The costs and benefits of traffic calming.
  • Two arterial roads in Richmond, Virginia.


Photo - dangerous underpass

No room for pedestrians in the underpass

Pedestrians have only a narrow shoulder along the Midlothian Turnpike where it passes under Chippenham Parkway in Richmond, Virginia. Heavily worn dirt paths lead up to the underpass from both sides.