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A road worker restripes a Downtown crosswalk. The majority of recent pedestrian accidents have happened in Honolulu's urban core.

DEBORAH BOOKER | The Honolulu Advertiser

Road workers redo a Downtown crosswalk. Legislators plan to discuss imposing mandatory jail time for negligent drivers next session.

DEBORAH BOOKER | The Honolulu Advertiser

  • Lower speeds, in some cases dramatically. In downtown Portland, Ore., traffic lights are calibrated for an average speed of 14 mph.
  • Narrow streets by taking away lanes, including from wide, multilane thoroughfares.
  • Shorten the time pedestrians have to wait at signalized intersections, and lengthen the time they have to cross.
  • Cap the amount of urban parking available.

  • Source: Michael Ronkin, an Oregon-based expert on walkable and bikeable communities

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