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Toward a Simple and Universal Law of Pedestrian Behavior

City Lab
Eric Jaffe March 3, 2015

Our sidewalk interactions are “fundamentally anticipatory in nature,” according to scientists.

Big city sidewalks can feel like an inexplicable dance of elbows and shopping bags and baby strollers and pigeons and texting. 125 more words

In The News

Following Sidewalks: A Morning Walk Through Ramat Eliyahu

Today’s participant photo blog post comes from Kayci Merritte, a participant in the Yahel Social Change Program. This group is living, learning and volunteering in the Ramat Eliyahu neighborhood of Rishon LeZion for 9 months this year.

Social Change

The Seoul Trail: Section 2 Part 1 From Hwarangdae Station to Yangwon Station

This was not the easiest trip to make. You know that moment of adrenaline in the morning before taking on the day? I literally tried to dig up a year’s worth when I looked out the window and saw the grey, cold and wet morning. 420 more words


3/4/15: Another Dusting

snow makes and

erases a stranger’s steps—

I follow


No thanks, just a warning for man clearing snow from Saskatoon street

Watch above: He’s been clearing snow from city sidewalks for over 30 years with no thanks, but when Ron Peacock decided to clear the snow from the street in front of his Saskatoon house, the city slapped him with a warning. 368 more words


Growing Conflict in Bangalore

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, a serious traffic accident occurred on the Bangalore Airport Road, a heavily traveled roadway in North Bangalore. A water tanker ignored the signal at a pedestrian crossing and mowed down a dozen pedestrians.  820 more words


Deadly Sidewalks

Samuel Jordan IV

I’ll say this proudly, if you ever wanted to go to LA, you’d have a better time talking to the homeless and learning about their amazing stories, good or bad; than you would being around the stars. 231 more words

Black Men