The Department of Transportation is promising radical new changes to federal approach to roadway safety following a report that showed the largest six-month increase in roadway fatalities ever recorded by the agency.
For the first time in history, the United States Department of Transportation has committed to using every available resource to end roadway deaths and serious injuries on American roads — and now, they face the critical challenge of getting the rest of America to buy in with them.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his DOT head Gabe Klein have introduced a bold, 100-page plan to make the Windy City’s transportation system more safe and sustainable. Published last week, the “Chicago Forward Action Agenda” [PDF] places a very strong emphasis on safety, in addition to setting admirable cycling ridership targets and goals for transit investment. Highlights include: A […]