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Letter to the editor- Pedestrians perilous place

I do not agree with Rick Brown’s letter “Jaywalkers cheat death.”

I feel that South Lake Tahoe is extremely pedestrian UN-friendly. I feel that our city government should do some measuring in town and put themselves in the shoes of walkers and they will find that it is inconvenient to get around on foot.

Take for instance Highway 50 between the “Y” and Meyers. Where are

the marked crosswalks? And from Highway 50 up Kingsbury Grade, where do you cross safely?

Even in marked crosswalks, I see cars not stopping for pedestrians.

I also feel that this makes our town handicapped UN-friendly as well.

We need obviously marked crosswalks that are not a mile apart from

each other. Take Las Vegas as an example. They have over-the-road walkways, close proximity signals and moving sidewalks. These are great features for the tourism industry.

Frances Mullen

South Lake Tahoe

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