High traffic area gets new crosswalks, signals for pedestrians

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – If you’ve been to Cooper-Young recently, there’s a new addition that’s hard to miss.

Crosswalks and warning lights have been added to the entertainment district.

Smart Growth America recently ranked Memphis the ninth most dangerous metro area in the country for walking.

Cooper-Young is a highly popular area to get around by foot, by bike, or even scooter.

There’s now a coordinated effort to make it safer to do so.

More: http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/2018/10/11/high-traffic-area-gets-new-crosswalks-signals-pedestrians/