Articles about pedestrian safety


Can Technology Save Cyclists From Drivers? | VeloNews.com

Last updated: 04/13/2021

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...

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

Last updated: 04/03/2021

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...

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

Last updated: 04/03/2021

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...

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

Last updated: 04/02/2021

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...

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Florida pedestrian toll sees ‘glimmer of hope’ but vexing challenges remain, safety groups say

Last updated: 04/01/2021

Florida pedestrian toll sees ‘glimmer of hope’ but vexing challenges remain, safety groups say Orlando Sentinel | Mar 26, 2021 at 6:00 AM Thank you for supporting our...

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States Finding Ways to Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities

Last updated: 04/01/2021

While a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association showed pedestrian fatalities trended up in the first half of 2020, the report also noted how several...

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2020 Could Set Records for Pedestrian Fatality Rates

Last updated: 03/31/2021

The latest edition of the annual "Spotlight on Highway Safety" report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) projects that the pedestrian fatality rate in the...

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America's Roads Are Getting Deadlier, And Fatality Rates Are Worse For Minorities

Last updated: 03/28/2021

Every day, Laura Pho walks outside her home and creates a new memorial — a chalk drawing, usually of a heart — on the patch of pavement where her mother died last summer. "I...

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What Happened to Pickup Trucks?

Last updated: 03/22/2021

To get a handle on what’s happened to pickup trucks, it really helps to use a human body for scale. In some nerdy Internet circles — specifically, bike and pedestrian advocacy...

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Zero Traffic Deaths Isn't as Far Fetched as It Sounds

Last updated: 03/17/2021

One of the big challenges for proponents of vision zero, or any program that establishes a long term goal of zero traffic deaths, is a persistent sense of disbelief. I am...

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