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Motorist blocks the crosswalk on France Avenue

Walk-Shaming in the Media

Media outlets frequently¬†shame walking in the way they cover issues related to walking, and these tactics¬†contribute to a culture where death and destruction are accepted as unavoidable byproducts of our auto-oriented mobility norms. I noticed this in the reporting on a bus-pedestrian collision last week in my neighborhood, which critically injured a well-liked long-time city […]