Asia Pacific Heads up! Chinese city launches smartphone-only sidewalk

A sidewalk in Chongqing now has two lanes: one where cellphones are banned and another that encourages them. It's modeled after an experiment in Washington.

By , Staff writer

AP

The oft-maligned – but no less practiced – phenomenon of texting while walking has prompted one Chinese city to create a smartphone sidewalk lane for those too distracted by their device to watch where they’re going.