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A Journey Down The Sometimes Hazardous U.S. Route 1

Aug 16, 2016
Originally published on August 15, 2016 12:15 pm

Colonial postmen once rode horses along the Boston Post Road to deliver the country’s first newspapers between New York and Boston. Today, the road is called U.S. 1. It’s the longest north-south highway in the country running along the East Coast with up to six lanes of traffic and few sidewalks.

Cassandra Basler, from Here & Now contributor WSHU, followed a 75-year-old man as he walked through Connecticut on U.S. 1, drawing attention to the state’s most dangerous road for pedestrians.

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Casandra Basler, a producer and reporter at WSHU. She tweets @CassBasler.

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