|This Could Be Your Daughter: One of many pedestrian safety campaign posters displayed currently in the Loop. |
(Photo: Bike Walk Lincoln Park)
The posters bring a visual and psychological ick factor to our streets. It’s simply not aesthetically optimal to have graphic photos like that everywhere: They’re not beautiful, uplifting, or inspiring, but are instead fear-inducing. After seeing them once, you don’t want to look at them again to absorb the negativity being broadcast. They send the message that Chicago is a dangerous place if, instead of driving, you dare to walk around – look what could happen to you!Read the full post on Grid Chicago here.
-- Michelle Stenzel