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The New York Times: When Pedestrians Get Mixed Signals

In #WALKinPVD, Crosswalks, Outside Providence, Road Design by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

“We’re heavily enforcing pedestrian violations because they’re impeding traffic and causing too many accidents and deaths,” said Lt. Lydia Leos of the Los Angeles Police Department. Thus a familiar pattern reasserts itself: The best way to reduce pedestrian deaths is to issue tickets to pedestrians. A similar dynamic can be seen in recent weeks after a spate of pedestrian deaths …