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DECRIMINALIZING JAYWALKING: A NATIONAL DISCUSSION - Shared screen with speaker view
Sandy James
32:08
Good to know, thanks!
Angie Schmitt
46:34
By that I mean engineers primarily, traffic engineers planners
Faramarz
49:23
Could someone also speak to the civil rights aspect of "jaywalking" enforcement? Right now there is a countervailing push by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to grant legal immunity to drivers who hit people present in the street if the driver claims the person "blocked" traffic. ALEC's bill in states like Florida could affect all pedestrians, not just the long history of civil rights protests in the streets.
Sandy James
49:36
Mr. Hope is right, midblock crossing means there are only two directions to concentrate on. In Australia Greg Vann planner and ex mayor of Adelaide have started a national campaign "gaming" on their podcast, trying to "arrest" jaywalking by trying to get tickets to show how silly jaywalking bylaw is.
Jorge Canez
51:21
Here is a great video about the history of Jaywalking “Adam Ruins Everything - Why Jaywalking Is a Crime” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AFn7MiJz_s&ab_channel=truTV
JEREMY Gragert
53:06
As long as people are going to and from cars that are parked on the street, it seems like Jaywalking is completely acceptable in my community, but if someone is just walking then it is a violation. Do other people observe this double standard in their community?
Cindy Mense
53:09
Jorge- that’s a great video - I recommend too!
Caro, California Walks
53:26
https://www.calbike.org/freedom-to-walk-campaign/
Deborah Murphy
54:21
Jorge - that’s one of the reasons why @losangeleswalks gave Adam Conover our Ray Bradbury Community Walking Champion Award in 2019.
Jorge Canez
55:58
Deborah - that was a great event =)
C.J. Opperthauser
56:34
Michael’s final point really really hit the nail on the head
Faramarz
01:02:00
Thank you to California Walks for moving beyond enforcement!
Caro, California Walks
01:02:16
Caro at California Walks -caro@calwalks.org
Deborah Murphy
01:04:10
design matters. cities design for who and what they care about.
Cindy Mense
01:04:56
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P85D-FlVYeo All this is a great simple video explaining mobility justice wrt infrastructure- effects of redlining etc
Angie Schmitt
01:07:46
More info about the MUTCD https://americawalks.org/urgent-action-alert-demand-a-better-recipe-book-for-safer-streets/
Faramarz
01:08:50
MUTCD: Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, a de facto national standard used by most state and local transportation departments.
C.J. Opperthauser
01:13:13
I think jaywalking is very often done as the safest option, but it’s worth noting that it’s often a non-safe option taken because it’s either by far the most sensible/convenient option OR literally the only one.
Angie Schmitt
01:19:54
I do think it’s so helpful that Virginia has done this and it will be interesting to see data from it as time goes on
John Yi, Los Angeles Walks (he/him)
01:31:01
👍👍
Faramarz
01:34:25
As Angie points out, part of restorative justice should be to clear people's records and refund fines and fees for jaywalking.
John Yi, Los Angeles Walks (he/him)
01:41:43
We’ve had 75+ attendees on this panel discussion, definitely part of a growing movement!
Sandy James
01:45:01
This is the most important talk I have heard this year. An honour to listen to. Thank you for your co-ordinated time treasure and talent working towards equity and dissolution of this regulation.
Angie Schmitt
01:45:06
angie@3mphplanning.com
Michael Kelley
01:45:32
michael.kelley@bikewalkkc.org
Michael Kelley
01:46:10
Our page on decriminalization: https://bikewalkkc.org/advocacy/decriminalizing/
Caro, California Walks
01:46:21
California Walks - calwalks.org - caro@calwalks.org -
Caro, California Walks
01:46:30
https://www.calbike.org/freedom-to-walk-campaign/
Margaret Mullins
01:47:11
Yes thanks y'all!!
Cindy Mense
01:47:13
Yay Charles!!
Margaret Mullins
01:47:15
did this get recorded?
JEREMY Gragert
01:47:18
Thanks!
Dan Motta
01:47:21
Thank you!
Jorge Canez
01:47:24
thanks! gracias!
Karen Campbell
01:47:29
Thank you all!
Faramarz
01:47:34
Many thanks!
Carmina Gomez
01:47:35
Thank you everyone