It’s time for St. Louis to show drivers and pedestrians that pedestrians belong in the City

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The Loop, South Grand, Washington Avenue, Forest Park Parkway and Lindell – St. Louis needs to show that pedestrians belong. And pedestrians need to be shown that they belong. Walking Taylor Avenue through the Washington University medical campus, the most aggravating daily sight is the hesitant pedestrian. You know, the one that steps gingerly into a crosswalk, pauses to see if someone sees them, rocks backwards because they don’t feel safe, sees a car slow and takes two steps forward only to stop again before finally running across the street. Here’s a short video from StreetFilms showing one way to reinforce awareness of pedestrians and just maybe give pedestrians a little confidence at the same time:

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