Sidewalk FAQs:


Q: Is a sidewalk usually preferred in most of North America?

A: Yes, and along with many other countries worldwide that are not members of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Q: Are sidewalks discouraged since some research shows it to be more dangerous than riding in the street?

A: Yes.

Q: Are sidewalks most often made of concrete in the United States and Canada?

A: Yes, while tarmac, asphalt, brick, stone, slab and rubber are more common in Europe.

Q: Are sidewalks more common?

A: Yes.

Q: Are sidewalks normally in pairs?

A: Yes, and one on each side of the road, with the center section of the road for motorized vehicles.

Q: Are sidewalks one of three factors that were found to encourage drivers to choose lower?

A: Yes, and safer speeds.

Q: Were sidewalks built in ancient times?

A: Yes.

Q: Are sidewalks most commonly constructed of tarmac?

A: Yes.

Q: Are sidewalks more likely to walk?

A: Yes, and they tend to have lower rates of cardiovascular disease, obesity, and other health issues related to sedentary lifestyles.

Q: Were sidewalks often made?

A: Yes, such as the 1623 Act for Colchester, although they were generally not very effective.

Q: Are sidewalks found in some urban areas?

A: Yes, and usually for aesthetic purposes.

Q: Are sidewalks necessarily the best local solution for pedestrian safety?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a sidewalk 88?

A: Yes.

Q: Are sidewalks most commonly constructed of slabs?

A: Yes, and stone, or brick depending upon the surrounding street architecture and furniture.

Q: Is a sidewalk used for the pedestrian path beside a road?

A: Yes.

Q: Were sidewalks routinely constructed in European capitals?

A: Yes, and were associated with urban sophistication.