Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Pedestrian Death

The pervasive belief that this is a more dangerous behavior than driving two thousand pounds of metal at high speeds shows just how much car culture has distorted our thinking. Source: Creative Commons.

Many Transport Pros Believe 'Distracted Walking' Kills

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Almost a third of those who plan our road networks think that “distracted walking” is a leading factor in pedestrian deaths — and a new study argues that it’s distracting them from finding solutions to mitigate the real threat to walkers: dangerous driving. Researchers from Rutgers University surveyed transportation practitioners nationally and found that 30 […]