Walking to the Public Garden Is a Little Safer

The Death Star The lights designed to stop traffic at the corner of Arlington and Marlborough are now operational:

Pedestrian light

I predicted this would be a boon for pedestrians and annoying to drivers. I watched traffic for a few minutes, and a couple of drivers weren’t used to the new patterns and slammed on the breaks after coming off of Storrow Drive (and no, I did not stand there and push the walk button over and over…).

Good for pedestrians though.

And this sign cracks me up:

Pedestrian instructions

Good luck with that….

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