These strategies have been suggested by blind travelers and orientation and mobility specialists -- thank you for all the ideas!
Notice that strategies to reduce one risk may increase other risks -- for example to reduce one risk you may want to cross clockwise whereas to reduce another risk you will cross counterclockwise. You may need to prioritize the risks, and reduce the most important risks even if it means increasing others.

At signals: At uncontrolled crossings where you cannot see / hear with enough warning to know for certain that it's clear to cross
(that is, you hope no one is coming and if they do, you are relying on them to stop for you): At stop-sign controlled crossings: NOTE: If, after reducing the risks as much as possible, the crossing is still too risky, alternatives should be considered.

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