I saw this picture on twitter earlier today, and all I could think was how much better it would make my work commutes (and that of all the pedestrians who use the same route as me).
So, for instance, at Bruntsfield Place/ the top of Leamington Terrace:
Or when crossing Melville Drive at Argyle Place, where planners have jury-rigged something that approximates this already...(shhh...don't tell anyone)
And it would be an excellent addition to the planned crossings/route that I blogged about earlier in the week.
The good news is:
Now, we just need to get it in the Scottish Guidance (and get my suggested name adopted!).