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Utah school creates 'texting lane' for phone-focused walkers

Kind of SO cool when your school is trending on FB đź’š @UVU pic.twitter.com/nxGZongyh8

— Elizabeth Hackley (@elizabethanne_h) June 17, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY— One Utah university is giving students glued to their cellphones a place to call their own: a designated lane for texting while walking.

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University in Utah Creates 'Texting' Lanes -- Clever or Crazy? (PHOTO)

Utah Valley University has come up with a way to deal with slow-moving texters.

The campus staircase has been divided into three lanes labeled: walk, run and text. 116 more words


Utah Valley University installs texting lane for busy students

Walking texters (and innocent victims of walking texters) rejoice! Long gone are the days of crashing into serial texters on the stairs when all you want to do is make it to class on time. 644 more words


Utah Valley University Designs 'Texting Lanes' For Staircases

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — If you’ve ever tripped or bumped into someone or something while texting and walking, you’re not alone.

That’s why Utah Valley University has a new design on its staircases: A walking lane, a fast-speed lane, and a texting slow lane. 94 more words


Utah school creates 'texting lane' for phone-focused walkers

TORONTO – If you’ve ever been in a hurry to get somewhere, and suddenly found yourself stuck behind some meandering soul on the stairs with their eyes on their smartphone… one university feels your pain. 292 more words


Utah Valley University Has Created A "Texting Lane" For A Staircase

Some universities get national attention and media coverage for their million-dollar art centers, new stadiums, or even ridiculously extravagant pools–but not Utah Valley University. Nope, instead UVU is in the spotlight because of a third “texting” lane they painted on a busy staircase. 176 more words