Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 41

Topics in Episode 41:

  • The 100th anniversary of the first pedestrian fatality in the North America.
  • A comprehensive report on pedestrian deaths in New York City.
  • Advocacy by PODER in Austin, Texas.
  • Pedestrian challenges along Brentwood Boulevard in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Photo - outline of a human body painted on street

The stenciled outline of a body memorializes the spot at 74th Street and Central Park West in New York City where Henry Bliss was run over by a cab on September 13, 1899, becoming the first known pedestrian fatality in North America.