air crosswalk

December 12, 2008 at 12:19 am 1 comment

Air crosswalk by Art Lebedev Studio.
air-zebra
Air crosswalk is an ingenious solution for increased pedestrian safety.  Not only does it provide greater illumination on the street walker, it greater signifies “crossing” to the driver.  But don’t get too comfortable New Yorkers, because unfortunately it can’t make the drivers actually care about avoiding you.
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The first of these crosswalks are to be installed in Tumen, Russia in 2009.

+via: Design East

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  • 1. Diana Nile  |  December 12, 2008 at 3:20 pm

    This is perfect! Beautiful. I walk a lot and have jumped out of the way several times after dark. Yes, they probably won’t care if they hit me, but at least they would have a choice …

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