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    Students walking on campus

    It is amazing to me how many students walk right into the street, head down without looking both ways. Driving to my office, there is not a day in which I don't witness this behavior.

    What happens b/t childhood/adolescence and college that makes a person decide they no longer need to look for cars before crossing the street? It's downright frightening sometimes how close I have come to hitting someone or witnessing another driver coming close.

    Anyone else with a thought on this?


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    Re: Students walking on campus

    It is a pedestrian campus and the students treat it as such. If you're going to drive through campus you know what you're getting.



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    Because it's freezing out and I'm ten minutes late for class and I pay 20 some grand to go here...



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    i would say get over it. that is what the campus is meant for not car traffic.



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    It is a pedestrian campus and the students treat it as such. If you're going to drive through campus you know what you're getting.
    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone711 View Post
    Because it's freezing out and I'm ten minutes late for class and I pay 20 some grand to go here...
    Quote Originally Posted by nickwc View Post
    i would say get over it. that is what the campus is meant for not car traffic.

    I must have missed where the OP said he was driving on campus.



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    Quote Originally Posted by Ms3r4ISU View Post
    I must have missed where the OP said he was driving on campus.
    I believe you also missed the title of the thread



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    Quote Originally Posted by Ms3r4ISU View Post
    I must have missed where the OP said he was driving on campus.
    Look at the thread title.



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    Yeah . . . I gunna have to go ahead and side with the students.



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    I will say as a former CyRide driver I have seen this happen to me many times, and many times I had to slam on my breaks and I had someone fall down who was standing once.

    Needless to say, it pisses me off royally.




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    Re: Students walking on campus

    They are in a hurry and it is cold out. Try not to hit them



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    I remember my very first day of school at ISU...I would stop at the street and look both ways, and I about got run over by the other people walking. It took about 1 week to cross the street w/o looking. You just got to make sure some other guys are in front of you to take the brunt of the hit :)



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    I will say as a former CyRide driver I have seen this happen to me many times, and many times I had to slam on my breaks and I had someone fall down who was standing once.

    Needless to say, it pisses me off royally.
    CyRide was the one vehicle I would not walk in front of, as much I as I wanted to test out the campus legend.

    I did do my best to walk in front of Parking trucks though, sadly none of them ever clipped me.



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    I will say as a former CyRide driver I have seen this happen to me many times, and many times I had to slam on my breaks and I had someone fall down who was standing once.

    Needless to say, it pisses me off royally.
    I will say that I have a lot of respect for Orange route drivers. That can't be an easy job.



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    Re: Students walking on campus

    I HATED driving through campus when I went to ISU. It was terrible.


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    Re: Students walking on campus

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    I will say as a former CyRide driver I have seen this happen to me many times, and many times I had to slam on my breaks and I had someone fall down who was standing once.

    Needless to say, it pisses me off royally.

    You may have an arguement because you were driving a CyRide, but the average guy driving his car needs to let it go and realize that the campus isn't really for driving through, especially between 8 am and 5 pm.



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