Designing For a Safer, More Walkable Buford Highway

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

Contributed by Yichun Tu

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