Millions of over-65s at risk from speedy pedestrian crossings

19 November 2013

The charity Living Streets has called for an increase in "green man" time of three seconds, after research led by Dr Jennifer Mindell (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) found most over-65s walk far slower than the estimate of 1.2 metres per second which forms the basis for crossings. Read: Daily Telegraph (£), More: Herald Scotland, The Times (£), Daily Mail