Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Brilliant Idea to Memorialize Fallen Pedestrians and Improve Safety Through Visibility

Streetsblog LA tips us off to the work of activists in Portugal who, frustrated by the number of deaths-by-car, have come up with a brilliant way to leave a memorial to the victims, raise awareness of the issue and improve crosswalk visibility on Lisbon streets:

Spray paint on the street is likely all too impermanent, but I love this idea and would be happy to see it spread to San Francisco and other cities! Perhaps in conjunction with memorial signs like these.

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