Atlanta’s Buford Highway is notorious for its lack of sidewalk, speedy traffic and long gaps between crosswalks. Dozens of pedestrians have been struck and killed along this seven-lane roadway in the past decade and a half.
Yet, changes that could improve pedestrian safety along the dangerous corridor are now underway. Sidewalks, road medians and pedestrian beacons are being installed in a 2.3 mile stretch of the roadway as part of a construction project from the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Read more at: WABE 90.1 FM Designing For a Safer, More Walkable Buford Highway