"Crossing the Street" Walking Tip by sarahandgareth
Walking, New York City: 27 reviews and 14 photos
One of the frustrations of walking in New York is having to stop every block to wait for the traffic lights to change: if you?re unlucky, you can be waiting a while at every single street-corner on a walk north or south on Manhattan. After a short while, you?ll find yourself stepping off the pavement a foot or two into the street, ready to make a run for it as soon as an opportunity presents itself ? or the lights change. When you find yourself in another city, you?ll suddenly realize that, unlike in New York, you?re the only one stepping a foot off the pavement at every traffic light: we had to ?re-train? ourselves on how to behave when we arrived in Boston!
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