Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Non-Visual Wayfinding

Donna Smith of Easter Seals Project Action shows how blind pedestrians navigate using a dog or a cane. She demonstrates navigating an intersection with turn phases and a delayed walk signal, a right turn lane with an island, a skewed intersection, construction barriers, and finding a mid-block bus stop.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Perils For Pedestrians 170: Bridges

--We talk with United States Deputy Secretary of Transportation John Porcari about Livable Communities at the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Bike Trail. --We visit a new pedestrian bridge across the Missouri River between Omaha, Nebraska, and Council Bluffs, Iowa. --We travel to Kansas City, Missouri, where it is difficult for pedestrians to cross the Missouri River. --We drop in on the grand opening of the Walkway Over The Hudson in Poughkeepsie, New York.. . . . . . . . "Perils For Pedestrians" can be seen on public access cable channels in 150 cities. Help us get it on the public access channel where you live. www.pedestrians.org