Transportation

The 10 Most Dangerous Places to Walk in Dallas

You're speeding out of work with a cell phone in one hand and can of Coke between your knees, trying to make it home before the Chihuahua you keep locked inside all day shits the carpet again, when suddenly, one of those small, panicked dots appears in the distance, in the middle of the road. "Why is that damn thing in my way?" you yell. But the dot is actually a person, and it's probably there because there's no crosswalk nearby.

Dallas has its urban, pedestrian-friendly areas, but there are plenty more streets where walking is beyond an annoyance. When people are forced to jaywalk across an eight-lane road that looks more like a freeway, being a pedestrian is downright dangerous.

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Amy Martyn
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