High Traffic Area gets New Crosswalks, Signals for Pedestrians

Crosswalks and warning lights have been added to the entertainment district.

Smart Growth America recently ranked Memphis the ninth most dangerous metro area in the country for walking.

Cooper-Young is a highly popular area to get around by foot, by bike, or even scooter.

“Cars travel really fast, so I think it's going to take people time to get used to the fact, hey you have to stop when people are trying to get across the street,” said pedestrian Sylvia Crum.

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