Perils for Pedestrians

"Perils For Pedestrians" is a public affairs television series that looks at problems confronting pedestrians in communities like yours, and solutions to those problems from across the United States and around the world. Each 28-minute episode consists of several interviews with advocates, planners, engineers, and public officials, on a broad range of issues of concern to pedestrians. The program occasionally looks at bicyclists, transit, and broader issues of urban design and public health. Since 1996, the host of the series, John Z Wetmore, has conducted interviews in all 50 states, and 15 foreign countries.

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Perils for Pedestrians

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-- We travel to Indianapolis to talk with the executive director of Health By Design, and learn about The Cultural Trail.

-- We meet the Indianapolis Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator.

-- We learn about the Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission in Springfield, Illinois.

Perils for Pedestrians

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A crosswalk enforcement operation in Bethesda, Maryland.

Topeka, Kansas, has a new pedestrian master plan.

Topeka Metro's bikeshare system and bus stop improvements.

Lawrence, Kansas, and the Lawrence Pedestrian Coalition.

The impact of broken sidewalks on elderly pedestrians in Lawrence.

Perils for Pedestrians

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We visit Memphis, Tennessee. A new bike-ped path on a railroad bridge over the Mississippi River. Public space improvements in the Medical District. A meeting of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals. A few words from the mayor.