• Kyodo


A specially painted crosswalk made to appear as if it is three-dimensional to catch the attention of drivers and get them to slow down was opened near an elementary school in Kyoto Prefecture on Monday as the school restarted after the summer vacation.

The stripes of the crosswalk, at which there are no traffic lights, are painted not just in white but also dark red and appear to the eye to be floating in the air. It was the brainchild of Kyoto Sangyo University students.

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