A new program at Louisiana State University, dubbed “Easy Streets,” is designed to reduce the number of cars on campus and make it more pedestrian friendly. The program has been successful so far, except for a few small glitches. For example, some faculty and staff think they can wave their proximity access card over the reader and gain entrance. As one administrator commented: the gates have trouble reading a moving card.
“The main goal was to enhance safety by getting the traffic that didn’t belong on campus out of there,” said the university’s director for Office of Parking, Traffic and Transportation.”To the extent of that goal, it (Easy Streets) has been extremely successful.” Read more here.