This city installed subway gates on the sidewalk to stop people jaywalking

Tech 21-4-2017 Mashable 20

Thoroughly sick of jaywalkers, the Chinese city of Wuhan has decided to go big and install subway-style gates on its sidewalks.

The gates remain closed when the red light is on, preventing pedestrians from dashing across the road, reports state media outlet, People's Daily.

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Image: weibo

Image: weibo

Image: weibo

But netizens aren't exactly convinced the idea makes sense.

"I don't know what to say, do we need to go to such drastic measures?" said one netizen on social media platform Weibo.

"I think someone will still find a way to get past [the turnstile]," one added. Read more...

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