Line crossing

Slightly farther afield in Hudson: A group of people -- including two people in their 70s -- pleaded not guilty this week to painting unauthorized crosswalks in the city in September. (There are said to be Facebook photos.) There had been complaints about traffic safety at the intersection leading up to alleged guerrilla striping. The city added authorized crosswalks in October. [Hudson Valley 360]

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It is refreshing to hear of a municipality listening to the community.... drastic measure and good for the people to take it upon themselves to spur the city to make the change.... NOT GUILTY due to their civic concerns.

There is a reason that state law makes it illegal for people to install traffic controls on there own. On really busy roads, a crosswalk by itself can actually make it more dangerous to cross the street.

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