jaywalking http://www.kplu.org en Just why is it that Seattleites don't jaywalk? http://www.kplu.org/post/just-why-it-seattleites-dont-jaywalk <p><span style="font-size:14px;"><em>Fear of a ticket from paternalistic police? Group angst? Peer pressure?</em> </span></p><p>Whatever the reason, even if a car is not in sight, Seattleites will often wait patiently for the light to change rather than &hellip; jaywalk.</p><p>Pedestrians in this city are unlike their fellow walkers in San Francisco, Boston and even Portland, Ore., and the culture of waiting at the light goes back decades.</p><p><strong><a href="http://kpluwonders.org/?q=content/i-wonder-why-seattleites-don%E2%80%99t-jaywalk">Read more on I Wonder Why ... ?</a></strong></p><p> Fri, 25 Nov 2011 12:30:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 3268 at http://www.kplu.org Just why is it that Seattleites don't jaywalk?