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Category: Safety

How to Design Effective Mid-Block Traffic Crossings

Mid-Block Crosswalks

It’s easy to assume that pedestrians will cross roadways at established intersections, but in reality, pedestrians rarely go out of their way to cross at an intersection. Most pedestrians will take the most direct route possible unless they’re rewarded with a far superior crossing by going out of their way.

Mid-block traffic crossings can solve these problems by enabling pedestrians to cross at non-intersections without endangering themselves or motorists.

What Are Mid-Block Traffic Crossings?

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