May 15, 2024 - News

📸 1 pic to go: A safer place to walk

A crosswalk off University Avenue near 35th Street

The new crosswalk and bump out constructed off University Avenue and 35th Street. Photo: Linh Ta/Axios

For years, the safest places to cross University Avenue west of Drake's campus were either 31st Street or 11 blocks away at 42nd Street.

Driving the news: That's no longer the case, thanks to a city-wide initiative to slow vehicle traffic and make roads more pedestrian-friendly.

💭 Linh's thought bubble: Yay to safer walking! Boo to the driver who got mad at me walking to take this picture!

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