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This Organizing System Won’t Work

The other day, I was walking from where I parked along the street to a client appointment. As I neared the turn, this is what I saw. You can see in the photo that there is a sidewalk that ends at the place where people are supposed to cross the street. The sidewalk slopes gently downward, making it easier for strollers and wheelchairs. Although you cannot see it in the photo, there is also a crosswalk in the road at this location. Clearly, the plan was for people to walk to the end of the sidewalk and cross at this point. In spite of this design, it is obvious that most people don’t seem to be walking along the intended...

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