Oklahoma City moves quickly to make its downtown streets and sidewalks more pedestrian-friendly, author says - Article Photos 2/3

A woman in a wheelchair and children hurry to cross N Hudson Avenue between the County Courthouse and City Hall in this 2009 photo. When walkability consultant Jeff Speck first began addressing pedestrian shortfalls in Oklahoma City, he cited the six-lane wide, one way stretch of Hudson Avenue as an example of street desigh hostile toward pedestrians. Jim Beckel - The Oklahoman