Pandemic's toll includes historic rise in pedestrian deaths

Pandemic's toll includes historic rise in pedestrian deaths

Despite a precipitous drop in travel, pedestrians are dying in increasing numbers across the United States. Highway safety officials say speeding motorists and diminished...

Vision Zero and the race to reduce road deaths | Intertraffic

Vision Zero and the race to reduce road deaths | Intertraffic

IN LIFE YOU MUST HAVE VISION… There’s a lot more to the concept of Vision Zero than “just” drastically reducing road deaths. Its principles also include drastically reducing...

The Hidden Danger of BIG Trucks

The Hidden Danger of BIG Trucks

Need further assistance? Please call Member Services at 1-800-333-0663 The Hidden Danger of BIG Trucks Pickup trucks are getting larger and becoming a hazard to pedestrians and...

Rate of pedestrians killed last year hits gruesome milestone

Rate of pedestrians killed last year hits gruesome milestone

Pedestrian deaths in the United States have been a problem for years, but in 2020, the rate of deaths hit a disturbing milestone even accounting for the impacts of the...

How the Manual on Uniform Traffic Devices (MUTCD) Puts Communities At Risk Via Dangerous Crosswalks

How the Manual on Uniform Traffic Devices (MUTCD) Puts Communities At Risk Via Dangerous Crosswalks

This blog features a guest video, words and work by Jessica Mathews, the operator of Epic Small Consulting, demonstrating just one of many ways the Manual on Uniform Traffic...

In Search of a Vaccine for America’s Ongoing Road Safety Epidemic

In Search of a Vaccine for America’s Ongoing Road Safety Epidemic

By Pam Shadel Fischer, GHSA Senior Director of External Engagement, and Russ Martin, GHSA Senior Director of Policy and Government Relations One of the many profound ways in...

Sure, Blame the Drivers — But it’s the Street Design At Fault

Sure, Blame the Drivers — But it’s the Street Design At Fault

This blog was written by America Walks’ Executive Director, Mike McGinn. Mike got his start in local politics as a neighborhood activist pushing for walkability.  From there he...

Despite Fewer Cars on the Road, Pedestrian Fatalities Are Up During COVID

Despite Fewer Cars on the Road, Pedestrian Fatalities Are Up During COVID

Despite Fewer Cars on the Road, Pedestrian Fatalities Are Up During COVID Ⓒ 2021 About, Inc. (Dotdash) — All rights reserved COVID-19 Vaccines: Despite Fewer Cars on the Road,...

Can Technology Save Cyclists From Drivers? | VeloNews.com

Can Technology Save Cyclists From Drivers? | VeloNews.com

Every day, Dr. Narelle Haworth makes the 35-minute commute from her home to her office at the Queensland University of Technology by bicycle. Mostly, she follows established...

Pedestrian Deaths: A 'Silent Epidemic' Fueled By Race, Class And Car Design

Pedestrian Deaths: A 'Silent Epidemic' Fueled By Race, Class And Car Design

We’ve been talking a lot about the pandemic, but there’s another public health crisis affecting Ohio, and indeed, the nation. It’s pedestrian deaths. In July, the deadliest...

What will happen to the city's Slow Streets when the pandemic is over?

What will happen to the city's Slow Streets when the pandemic is over?

On a warm September evening, a masked classical trio is set up on the sidewalk in front of a stoop on Page Street, playing familiar classical tunes. Passersby stop to take in...

How the MUTCD Creates Unsafe Conditions for People Just Trying to Access Food

How the MUTCD Creates Unsafe Conditions for People Just Trying to Access Food

Don Kostelec, AICP, is a 17-year professional in active transportation planning, health analysis and comprehensive planning. In this guest blog, Don shares his experience with...