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A City In China Has Made A Separate Sidewalk For People To Text And Walk

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A city in China called Chongqing has come up with one solution to the global peril of walking-while-texting: An entirely separate sidewalk section for cellphone-using pedestrians.


Chongqing might have gotten the idea from the National Geographic TV channel, which in July painted very similar sidewalk-instructions on 18th Street in Washington, D.C. as part of a crowd behavior experiment, The Guardian reported.

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