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Pedestrian Facility Design:

Walkways are the portion of the public right-of-way that provide a separated area for people traveling on foot. Walkways that are safe, accessible, and aesthetically pleasing attract pedestrians. People walk for many reasons: to go to a neighbor’s house, to run errands, for school, or to get to a business meeting. People also walk for recreation and health benefits or for the enjoyment of being outside. Some pedestrians must walk to transit or other destinations if they wish to travel independently. It is a public responsibility to provide a safe, secure, and comfortable system for all people who walk.

Sidewalks and Walkways
Curb Ramps
Marked Crosswalks and Enhancements
Transit Stop Treatments
Roadway Lighting Improvements
Pedestrian Overpasses/Underpasses
Street Furniture/Walking Environment
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