Pedestrians (e.g. old folk, wheelchairs, children, bicyclist) have to dodge vehicle traffic turning rapidly into parking areas by this crosswalk obstruction.
What is wrong with this City is that it obstructs traffic in favor of motor vehicles. Bicycles have to avoid parked cars in dedicated lanes and engineers put these barriers to discourage pedestrians. Safety compliance.
A. Animal / Object in Storm Sewer - Street Hazard.