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crosswalk

An area across a street or road esp. designated for pedestrians by special markings or paving materials.
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"Our Pride crosswalk is our visual reminder that we have come a long way and we still have a long way to go," Andag added.
Municipal planners came before the Marion City Council last week to propose a $150,000 crosswalk on East DeYoung Street so pedestrians can safely cross Illinois Route 13 to-and-from Ray Fosse Park.
Upgrade and double post over 300 pedestrian crossing signs at existing crosswalks to high visibility (fluorescent yellow green) sign sheeting;
The concept of the new zebra crossings is to give the stripes the visual illusion of being three dimensional objects from the perspective of approaching drivers in an effort to have them to slow down and pay more attention to pedestrian crosswalks. The idea is thought to have started in New Delhi, India before spreading to European countries such as Iceland.
The ethical problems deepen when you attend to the conflicts of interest that surface in mundane situations such as crosswalks, turns and intersections.
Proposed method is tailored to work with input images in resolution of 640 x 360 pixels which proved to be sufficient to detect objects like crosswalks from distance of 1 to 3 meters [15].
LightGuard's products can be customized to fit any uncontrolled marked crosswalks, crosswalks marked with pedestrian, school or trail crossing signs, at locations such as:
The enforcement of the fine comes days after surveillance camera footage went viral showing a woman in central China's Henan Province being hit by a taxi while on a crosswalk. Lying on the crosswalk, she was run over by a second car.
SPRINGFIELD - Police plan to hand out brochures - not citations - to people they see breaking pedestrian-safety and crosswalk laws during an educational campaign set for Thursday.
PHBs are thought to offer increased safety in uncontrolled, marked crosswalks by raising motorist awareness of the presence of pedestrians at those locations and by displaying red signal indications (either steady or flashing) that legally require drivers to stop.
A number of studies have observed pedestrians' behavior at signalized crosswalks. A local study by Koh and Wong [3] found that the decision to cross at red-man signal is affected by the headway between vehicles in the conflicting stream.