www.pedestrians.org --We talk with United States Deputy Secretary of Transportation John Porcari about Livable Communities at the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Bike Trail. --We visit a new pedestrian bridge across the Missouri River between Omaha, Nebraska, and Council Bluffs, Iowa. --We travel to Kansas City, Missouri, where it is difficult for pedestrians to cross the Missouri River. --We drop in on the grand opening of the Walkway Over The Hudson in Poughkeepsie, New York. We ask N.Y. Governor Paterson about pedestrian access to other New York bridges. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOTE: Since this episode was originally taped, MoDOT has made pedestrian and bicycle improvements to two bridges in Kansas City. . . . . "Perils For Pedestrians" can be seen on public access cable channels in 150 cities. Help us get it on the public access channel where you live.
A public affairs series that looks at problems confronting pedestrians in communities like yours, and solutions to those problems from across the United States and around the world. Host John Z Wetmore talks with advocates, engineers, planners, and public officials in all fifty states and a dozen foreign countries. Watch it on public access cable channels in 150 cities. Not on where you live? Ask how you can help get it on. http://www.pedestrians.org