Note: Due to a scheduling issue, this segment did not end up airing on August 11 as planned.
Colonial postmen once rode horses along the Boston Post Road to deliver the country's first newspapers between New York and Boston. Today, the road is called U.S. 1. It’s the longest north-south highway in the U.S., running along the East Coast with up to six lanes of traffic and few sidewalks.
Cassandra Basler from WSHU followed a 75-year-old man as he walked U.S. 1 through Connecticut, drawing attention to the state’s most dangerous road for pedestrians.