Dangerous by Design

In Roads by Greater City Providence3 Comments

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In recent years a little noticed shift has been transforming suburbia: the home of the middle class has become the home of the working poor. As a result, roadways that were built for the car are now used by a growing population that can’t afford to drive. The consequences can be deadly.

Blueprint America on Need to Know from suburban Atlanta where getting to the other side of the road is nothing to take for granted.

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  1. And I thought the Smith & Canal/N. Main was bad! I love the contrast between fixing the road overnight and waiting (how long?) to fix the pedestrian lights… then not turning the new ones on.

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