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“Be careful of schools and walkers,” first graders tell drivers

Our colleagues at Livable Streets Education (like us, an initiative of The Open Planning Project), have been “encouraging students to explore and question the environments around their school and in their neighborhoods, and to voice the changes they want to see on their streets.” Here, they present some advice to drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists from 1st graders at Manhattan’s PS 87.

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