Would a ‘distracted walking’ ban make streets safer?

 

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Pedestrian advocate Gil Penalosa says a proposed ban on distracted walking with phones is a distraction from the key factors making cities unsafe.

Lowering maximum speed limits in all residential areas to 30 km or less and adding small islands at crosswalks should be considered by politicians to actively address concerns about safety

We must make pedestrians a top priority in every single community

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