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Deep Thoughts: Pedestrian Behavior

We speak not in a judgmental tone of conducting oneself in a banal manner, rather, this piece gets knee-deep in the science behind how those traveling by foot act and interact on the street. As it turns out, people are attracted to those clumps of folk that slow the pace on a heavily trafficked sidewalk; Indians (subcontinental, not native) are more efficient than Germans; and when avoiding a collision, Brits still tend to move to the right, even though they drive on the left. Fascinating stuff...we just can't enough of the Cities blog. [The Atlantic Cities blog]