Data Download with Mayor Curtatone

Taking a closer look at notable city data—and interesting numbers. 

More than 75 percent of pedestrians crossing illegally in Davis Square: Before signal timing changes were made last month at the main intersection in Davis Square, it could take between four and six minutes for pedestrians to legally cross the intersection diagonally. As a result, more than 75 percent of pedestrians were crossing without a signal.  So recently, the City made changes to signal timing to increase safety and help the intersection run more efficiently and reduce delays for all users.

Read the rest of the column at the Somerville Times.