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Roadscapes Wednesday: Looks Like Jaywalking Tickets Are Gone For Good


Welcome to the Roadscapes Wednesday segment! Each week here on Geek Alabama, Roadscapes Wednesday will feature roads and infrastructure related topics. Geek Alabama Editor / Publisher Nathan Young is often called the “road geek” for a good reason, Nathan loves roads and loves talking about roads!

Back in the 1980s, the city of Los Angeles ticketed more than 40,000 people for jaywalking (each year)! These days cops will probably write ZERO. Here’s the fascinating story behind California’s 180-degree pivot away from century-old jaywalking laws.

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