Streets are not just for motor vehicles, advocates for walkers and bicyclists have argued in Stanislaus County and beyond.
The county has several recent and current projects aimed at slowing cars and trucks near schools and other busy spots.
Pedestrians at some crosswalks now can press a button that triggers flashing warning lights for drivers. Some corners have “bulb-outs,” where the sidewalk extends into the parking lane to make people on foot more visible.
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