Hopkins students hung more than 3,000 pairs of shoes on a fence near St. Paul and 33rd Streets.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Thursday, August 30, 2012
As part of the university's Road Scholar program 3,000 pairs of shoes will be hung on a fence in Charles Village.
Johns Hopkins University students and staff members will be using 3,000 pairs of shoes painted with yellow road striping paint to draw attention to pedestrian safety around the school. On Friday the shoes will be hung between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. along the fence surrounding the university-owned lot near the intersection of 33rd and St. Paul streets in Charles Village, according to a news release. According to the university, there were at least two pedestrian-involved accidents at that corner during the past academic year. The planned display is part of the new Road Scholar program, which is intended to make students think twice about tweeting, wearing ear buds and talking while crossing a city street. "After four serious accidents in the …