Topics in Episode 87:
The inauguration of the East Coast Greenway in Washington, DC.
Seattle Washington's Pedestrian Summer.
Seattle DOT's pedestrian program.
The Bicycle Alliance of Washington is studying the adjudication of ped and bike crashes.
The University of Washington encourages its employees to walk to work.
A designer makes infrastructure projects more humane.
Howard Dean on peds and bikes.
Large infrastructure projects often lack a human dimension. This may not be obvious to drivers going by at a high rate of speed. However, for pedestrians a blank concrete retaining wall can be very unfriendly. At this overpass in Seattle, adding texture to the concrete wall of the bridge ramp helps to soften its visual impact.