Perils for Pedestrians

TV talk about people who walk

Perils for Pedestrians Episode 96

Topics in Episode 96:

  • An obstacle course for wheelchairs and blind pedestrians educates engineers at the Nordic Roads Conference in Copenhagen.

  • The rollator, a four-wheeled walker with a basket and a seat, is widely used by elderly pedestrians in Sweden.

  • A bicycle tunnel in Malmo, Sweden, is built wide and bright to attract users.

  • ARTISTS is a study of Arterial Streets by a coalition in Europe.

  • Delaware Greenways promotes trails and greenspace.

Wheelchair on cobblestone test track.

The Nordic Roads Technical Association has a portable obstacle course that they bring to conferences. Transportation engineers can experience first hand some of the problems that confront wheelchair users and blind pedestrians.