Walking On Painted Keys: Creative Crosswalks Meet Government Resistance
Intersection art makes streets more inviting and can remind motorists to respect crosswalks and bike lanes. But the federal government says the designs can also be distracting.
The growing push for intersection creativity is meeting some resistance from the federal government.
Love this -- data shows the explosion in colorful crosswalks also benefits neighborhood safety, increases car-free transit, and gets more kids playing outside. "The way an urban area is constructed speaks volumes about how people will navigate it."