05/02/2013 12:13 pm ET Updated Jul 02, 2013

Thinking Outside The Pedestrian-Box

Miami-Dade County

Looking at this situation at face value, this project makes perfect sense: people are dying on the intersection, so take the people off the intersection. But I challenge you to stand back and examine the bigger picture of crossing US-1 at this intersection and every other one in Coral Gables, South Miami, and beyond. Is the problem uniquely at this intersection, or along the entire stretch of the fast-moving, 6-lane highway?

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