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Lighting the way for walkers

Streetfilms is the haiku of documentaries. Short pieces focused on very specific issues illustrate great ideas for active transportation and liveable communities.

A full crosswalk in daylight is hard to miss but pedestrian face challenges at night on busy roads.

This pieces documents a high-tech Seattle crosswalk where pedestrian activity triggers flashing lights at both pavement and sign or signal levels to warn motorists that pedestrians have entered the crosswalk.

The story is told in a little more than a minute. Time well spent: http://cartky.org/node/266