Are the Cascade Avenue crosswalks really safe?
Some drivers have raised a concern that the tall grass in the median may block the line of sight for an eastbound vehicle to see a pedestrian in the crosswalk of the westbound lane. This is good in that it discourages that driver from unnecessarily stopping and increasing vehicle delays. Some pedestrians may think “so what” and not think that such vehicle delays can affect them. They can! If vehicle delays reach an unacceptable level, solutions like pedestrian tunnels, bridges, or signals could be implemented. Most of these “solutions” are less friendly to pedestrians who want to cross the road as quickly and safely as possible.
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One Minute City Rap: Cascade Avenue Crosswalks
One Minute City Rap: Cascade Avenue Crosswalk Safety

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1. How do I know if the stop light has a problem, or if I am doing something wrong?
2. How can I locate my property corners?
3. Are the Cascade Avenue crosswalks really safe?
4. What's the difference between a Court and a Circle, or a Drive and a Road?
5. Are marked crosswalks safer than unmarked crosswalks?
6. Why are roundabouts used instead of a signal light?
7. Why can't we see through the roundabouts in River Falls?
8. Why doesn’t the city use Children at Play signs?
9. Why don't they put in more stop signs to reduce speeding?
10. How are speed limits set?