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Walk this way

If a safety-minded Boston councilor has his way, flashing crosswalks - like the one making eyes at drivers in Cambridge - may be coming to a street near you.

A pedestrian crosses Binney Street in Cambridge on a recent evening, framed by flashing lights embedded in the crosswalk. A Boston councilor wants his city to try out the safety devices. A pedestrian crosses Binney Street in Cambridge on a recent evening, framed by flashing lights embedded in the crosswalk. A Boston councilor wants his city to try out the safety devices. (JUSTINE HUNT/GLOBE STAFF)
By Ric Kahn
Globe Staff / October 21, 2007

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One evening several weeks ago, City Councilor Rob Consalvo was heading back to his Hyde Park home after a meeting in Cambridge when he experienced a Menino Moment. (Full article: 1505 words)

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