Curious City Deploys Mime Squad for Street Safety

When Curious City contributor Marcy Phillips asked "Why do most Chicago drivers fail to stop for pedestrians in cross walks?" the Localore project team found an inventive solution: mimes.

Turns out that in South America, such performers have successfully raised awareness of crosswalk laws. Will it work in Chicago? Well, the experiment has already kicked up a buzz online. Keep an ear out for the answer in in a few weeks on WBEZ's The Afternoon Shift, or check back on the Curious City site to find out what they learned.

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