StreetFilm: Raising the Walk

From the StreetFilms animation division, which brought you the chicane, comes another instant classic, this one illustrating the benefits of the raised crosswalk — basically a wide speed hump with a crosswalk on top.

Raised crosswalks have been recommended for areas including Hell’s Kitchen and the Gowanus section of Brooklyn, where speeding traffic and turn conflicts make for particularly dangerous conditions.

Warning: Once you watch this, your brain is likely to queue the "Frogger" theme when crossing the street. 

Video produced by Elizabeth Press

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