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Please use sidewalks

(picture of path) This picture shows a dirt path worn across the grass on a university campus. Notice how the path is in the most convenient place to walk relative to the crosswalk painted on the street and the dip in the curb. It looks like there should be a sidewalk here, but someone forgot to put it in. Instead of putting in a sidewalk, someone put in a sign to try to tell people not to walk on the grass.

(picture of sign) Here is a close-up picture of the "Keep off the grass" sign! Do you think this sign is really going to work?

Design suggestion

Take a hint from people's behavior. If they find it convenient to walk in a particular place, put in a sidewalk, not a barrier. This is an example of "natural" design.

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