When crosswalks are missing from one or more sides of an intersection, it forces people walking to go out of their way to cross in the existing crosswalks.

In reality, many people walking continue to use the most direct route to cross the intersection, only without the safety of a marked crosswalk and walk signal to alert drivers to their presence. 

 
 

Solution

Install crosswalks in locations where they were omitted in the initial design.

 
 

Cost: low

 

Time: near-term

 

Examples in the Pike District

Montrose Pkwy and Towne (Hoya) Road, Nicholson Lane and MD 355, Grand Park Avenue at Old Georgetown Road, MD 355 at Edson Lane

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