Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 119

Topics in Episode 119:

  • A Safe Routes To School Task Force in Mechanicsburg, PA

  • The viewpoint of children.

  • The SRTS Task Force survey results.

  • Crossing guards in Mechanicsburg, PA.

  • Missing sidewalks in Mechanicsburg, PA.

  • A dietician on walking and personal health in Mechanicsburg, PA

  • A businessman on walking and the health of Main Street in Mechanicsburg, PA.

Crossing guard

An adult crossing guard helps students cross a major street in Mechanicsburg, PA. While student safety patrols work well at minor intersections, adult crossing guards are necessary where traffic needs to be controlled. The training and authority of crossing guards varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.