Lots Of Turning Vehicles Can Make Walking Especially Challenging For Houston’s Pedestrians

Houston remains one of the top cities where a pedestrian is likely to get hit and many of those crashes happen when a vehicle is making a turn. Experts say road design is a big factor but there’s also driver behavior.

By Gail DelaughterSeptember 3, 2018 10:14 am, , ,

From Houston Public Media:

Like many parts of Houston, Gulfton has a lot of traffic. And it’s not just cars.

The neighborhood on the southwest side has a large immigrant community and a lot of people get around on foot. They share the streets with vehicles that are turning in all directions. That creates what’s known as conflict points.

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