Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 60

Topics in Episode 60:

  • The State Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Committee in Utah.
  • Plans for a new bicycle station and multimodal center in Denver, CO.
  • The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) meets in Chicago, IL.
  • ITE's new Pedestrian and Bicycle Council.
  • Traffic problems in Chicago's 48th Ward.
  • Postcards from Russia - the peculiar placement of pipes.
Bicycle path in Perth, Australia

Postcards from Russia: The Peculiar Placement of Pipes.

It is easier to maintain pipes that are located on the surface, rather than buried. The utility is not evaluated on how badly it mistreats pedestrians. Apparently there is no equivalent of the Americans With Disabilities Act in Russia.