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Letter to the Editor: Waterfront pedestrian safety still a major problem

 

Last updated 4/14/2021 at 12:31pm

On Saturday, March 27, 2021, around 5:30 p.m., I was heading down to Ivar's Fish Bar to pick up dinner. At the Second Street crosswalk I pushed the button and the strobes started flashing.

The ferry was unloading so there was ferry traffic coming up the hill. As a result (there was no traffic control anywhere), waterfront destined traffic was backed up the hill and a car was blocking the crosswalk. I made eye contact with the car blocking the crosswalk (there was no backup in the ferry lane) and walked around the front of the car.

A car in the far lane coming up the bridge had stopped, a...



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