Articles about pedestrian safety


Why Do We Have Such Big Fire Trucks for So Few Fires?

Last updated: 01/12/2021

What drives urban design and development? Sometimes it's the crazy things that you don’t even think about. I was amazed when reading Emily Talen’s book "CITY RULES: How...

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How Can We Better Support a Walkable Community Movement? Share Your Vision With Us

Last updated: 01/02/2021

2021 brings hope for change – what do you want it to be? We’re inviting you to share your challenges and your ideas for the future with us through THIS SURVEY, so that we can...

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The effects of left-turn traffic-calming treatments on conflicts and speeds in Washington, DC

Last updated: 12/24/2020

Volume 75 , December 2020, Pages 233-240 The effects of left-turn traffic-calming treatments on conflicts and speeds in Washington, DC Author links open overlay panel...

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In one of America's most walkable city, a danger for pedestrians

Last updated: 12/08/2020

In one of America's most walkable city, a danger for pedestrians Share {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 8:07 PM EST Nov 12, 2020 In one of America's most walkable...

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Explore the Active Transportation Safety Webinars & Events Coming Up in December

Last updated: 12/08/2020

Explore our round-up of webinars and events coming up in December highlighting the latest road safety trends and best practices in planning and designing safe spaces for...

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Fed Pedestrian Safety ‘Action’ Plan Light on Action, Heavy on Studies

Last updated: 12/04/2020

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s first pedestrian safety “action” plan is pretty thin on dramatic action to end the pedestrian death crisis — but some experts think it...

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Federal ‘Drunk Walking’ Stats Are Flimsy — And Dangerous

Last updated: 11/26/2020

It turns out that federal safety and public health agencies who have for years blamed “drunk” pedestrians for their own deaths have been largely basing their conclusions on...

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Why myths about drunk pedestrians killed in the dark may be so important to traffic authorities.

Last updated: 11/22/2020

If the focus of efforts to “improve pedestrian safety” is false education, a new dawn of actual safety and reduced fatalities is not around the corner. A vociferous campaign of...

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The Streak: 20 years, 70K deaths and unfulfilled plans for zero road fatalities

Last updated: 11/16/2020

For 20 years, Texans have been dying to get somewhere, and there is little sign they will stop anytime soon. Saturday marks 20 years of at least one death a day on Texas roads,...

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Regulate Cars, Not Pedestrians

Last updated: 11/01/2020

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) did an admirable and important thing when designated October as Pedestrian Safety Month. Pedestrian deaths have been...

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