TQ0058 : Zebra crossing in Oriental Road

taken 5 months ago, near to Woking, Surrey, Great Britain

Zebra crossing in Oriental Road
Zebra crossing in Oriental Road
In 1934 transport minister Leslie Hore-Belisha introduced the iconic zebra crossing with its eponymous beacons. With the advent of faster and faster roads came the Panda with its triangular black and white pattern. Next came one for cyclists and pedestrians because "two can" cross and then the PEdestrian LIght CONtrolled Crossing. Believe it or not there is also one for horses- the pegasus. One for cows hurrying to be milked, the Moove, was abandoned at the prototype stage...

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 December, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 27 December, 2021
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0081 5868 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:19.0984N 0:33.2887W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0083 5869
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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