Walk Raleigh: The signs have come down
Local reaction and statements to the most recent development.
- This was the story: On a rainy night, Matt Tomasulo and friends installed 27 way-finding signs on three intersections across Raleigh, North Carolina. They were an instant success, but also unsanctioned and against city code.
- We went to Raleigh to interview Matt and to see what it takes for a city to get its citizens to walk more. The story was the most watched video on the BBC News website in the US:
- This was the local follow up to our story:
- Initially, people noted the city's stance on the legality of the signs:
- But the signs have since come down:
- And Chief City Planner Mitchell Silver, interviewed in our story, responded:
- Some already have clever alternatives:
- At least Matt got his signs back - and had some optimistic news to spread:
UPDATE MARCH 2:
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