crosswalk crosswalk  /ˈkrɑ ˌswɑk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. City officials credit the system with boosting driver compliance with crosswalk laws from 8% to 84%.
  2. A student is shot and killed in a crosswalk in front of a school.
  3. He reads a book, makes soup and waits for the crosswalk as a wraith.

News

  1. New Dubuque crosswalk adding safety but drawing questions

    A new pedestrian crosswalk in downtown Dubuque has some questioning why the city needed to install it.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KWWL Iowa

  2. Four Corners crosswalk to improve downtown connectivity, pedestrian safety

    The new crosswalk — complete with a traffic light, an electronic signal and signage — was installed in the westbound lanes of U.S. 41 approaching downtown, also known as Four Corners. The new traffic light only turns red when a pedestrian presses a button
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

  3. Henderson hosts Crosswalk Safety Day at The District

    June 11 is Crosswalk Safety Day in Henderson. Several groups have come together to remind drivers and pedestrians to be observant when driving or crossing streets in the valley.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTNV Las Vegas

Quotes

  1. "When I was making a left turn from Chippewa (Street) onto Delaware Avenue a woman came into the road," Lynch said in a statement through his attorney. "This woman was dancing and spinning around in the crosswalk. I slowed down for her and...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Marshawn Lynch Source: Sports Network

  2. "They let people cross on the crosswalk which means I am hitting into these people," Woods said. "Especially with the wind being down off to the left, the ball can easily roll through to the crosswalk and I didn't feel comfortable hitting...
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: Supersport

  3. "You need to cross at a crosswalk," said Highland Beach Police Chief Glenn Goss. "You must stay in the crosswalk and wait for vehicles to stop. And when you do cross, you must be careful."
    on Feb 11, 2007 By: Glenn Source: Sun-Sentinel.com

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