How to Pedestrian Like a Pro


How Stuff Works addresses a (sort of surprisingly) important topic: how to be a pedestrian. Last week Sami brought up the idea of being carless in America is like being a second class citizen, and indeed, for anyone who has gone out walking in a city not built for pedestrians, when you come to an intersection you can feel like a sore thumb, vulnerable or perhaps flat out unsafe, and maybe even inconvenienced. But How Stuff Works clears up some of the conundrum with "How to Pedestrian Like a Pro." What street-crossing tips did you learn?

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