Perils for Pedestrians
TV talk about people who walk
Recent Episodes of Perils for Pedestrians
All episodes are 28 minutes long. A new episode is released
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- We learn about the pedestrian accessibility plan for Lisbon, Portugal.
- We talk with a consultant about planning for pedestrians.
- We look at trams and trains around Lisbon.
- We visit The Hague, for the Walk21 International Pedestrian Conference.
- We meet Jack Short, with the International Transport Forum.
- We visit one of the largest pedestrianized areas in Europe.
- We learn about the International Co-operation on Theories and Concepts in Traffic Safety, ICTCT.
- We talk with a key participant in the COST Action 328 Pedestrian Quality Needs project.
- We learn about the Making Walking Count project.
- We learn about the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.
- We learn about the Oakland Transportation Management Association.
- The Airport Corridor Management Association deals with a more suburban environment.
- The Riverlife organization oversees the development of the 13 mile Three Rivers Park loop.
- A commuter describes his walk to work in Pittsburgh.
- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has more sets of stairs than any other city in the United States.
- Snow can be a problem for pedestrians in Pittsburgh.
- We look at what aircraft pilots can teach drivers.
- The Veterans Administration does research on sidewalks.
- We learn about school bus stops in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
- We look at programs to build sidewalks in Port St. Lucie.
- The Florida Bicycle Association holds their annual conference in Lakeland.
- We meet a Sarasota resident who gave up his car for a bicycle.
- We talk with a mother about children walking to school in Miami.
- We meet the Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Coordinator.
- We talk with the state Safe Routes To School Administrator.
- We learn about the Florida crossing guard training program.
- We meet the president of Friends of Lafitte Corridor in New Orleans, LA.
- We talk with a planner about the National Evacuation Conference in New Orleans, LA.
- We look at an intersection with a good design for blind pedestrians in Binghamton, New York.
- We look at an intersection that almost got it right in Davis, California.
- We see how bioswales are used to absorb stormwater along streets in Portland, Oregon.
- We talk with the police chief and business owners about problems crossing the street in Port Orford, Oregon.
- Dobbs Ferry, New York, is losing pedestrian access to development.
- A lawyer explains Sovereign Immunity, Tort, Duty, Notice, and their relation to sidewalk defects.
- An elderly woman in Oswego, New York, makes an inventory of sidewalk defects.
- A pedestrian in New York City is concerned about bicyclists that don't follow the rules.
- We look at sexual harassment of pedestrians in New York City.
Episode 171 Binghamton, N.Y.
- We meet the public health director for Broome County, NY.
- We learn about New York State DOT's role in greenways.
- We learn about the City of Binghamton's role in greenways.
- Partnerships are key to the greenway system.
- We talk with a blind pedestrian about traffic.