Definition of pedestrian crossing in English:

pedestrian crossing

noun

British
  • A specified part of a road where pedestrians have right of way to cross.

    • ‘A pedestrian crossing on the link road would allow people to cross in their own time and in safety.’
    • ‘Draft plans for cycle paths, pedestrian crossings and traffic lights are out for consultation.’
    • ‘That is one enormous puddle on the road by the pedestrian crossing.’
    • ‘She also said there were no plans for a pedestrian crossing along the road.’
    • ‘The essential repairs will include moving the pedestrian crossing and associated road improvements.’
    • ‘The subways will be replaced by street level pedestrian crossings on Ivy Lane and New Road.’
    • ‘Residents were asked to suggest areas where there could be road calming measures or new pedestrian crossings.’
    • ‘A concerned headteacher has added his voice to calls for a pedestrian crossing at a dangerous road junction.’
    • ‘Longer buses are also far more likely to stop while blocking road junctions or pedestrian crossings, especially in heavy traffic.’
    • ‘She claims children using the pedestrian crossing over the busy road are at risk from traffic.’
    • ‘It only flashes on pedestrian crossings before it turns green.’
    • ‘Can elevated pedestrian crossings make roads safer?’
    • ‘The wheelchair users and carers have been calling for a pedestrian crossing so they can cross the road and get into Tullow safely.’
    • ‘Two new pedestrian crossings and changes to road junctions have also been made conditions of the planning permission for the new Bondgate store.’
    • ‘These include more cycleways, footways, pedestrian crossings, junction improvements and traffic calming measures.’
    • ‘This is a dangerous stretch of road, with the pedestrian crossing located very close to a busy junction.’
    • ‘If it is difficult to cross the road in Long Street, why not have a pedestrian crossing?’
    • ‘Even they will stop at red traffic lights and pedestrian crossings.’
    • ‘The car was impaled on the railings of a pedestrian crossing in Tadcaster Road near the roundabout.’
    • ‘Plans show that this could be achieved by installing six traffic lights and two pedestrian crossings.’
    pedestrian crossing, street crossing, pelican crossing, zebra crossing
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Pronunciation:

pedestrian crossing

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