Here We Go Again: Pedestrian Safety Month Means Watch Out, People!
California Highway Patrol supports Pedestrian Safety Month with yet another tone deaf Public Safety Announcement putting the onus for safety on the most vulnerable people using roads.
Opinion: How American vs. Danish Pedestrian Laws Stack Up
The subtle wording of American pedestrian safety laws reveals a lot about whose lives we prioritize on our roads — especially compared with the same policies in Denmark.
LAPD Traffic Safety PSA Scolds Pedestrian for Getting Hit by Red Light Runner
It’s National Traffic Safety Awareness Month! Which apparently means it’s time for LAPD – one of the lead implementing agencies for L.A.’s Vision Zero program – to recycle last year’s misguided pedestrian safety PSA.
The Danger of School Streets in One Completely Avoidable Tragedy
The moral of our story is to never give up. Your community deserves nothing less. And activism can bring about real change.
Now Is The Time To Speak Up For Safer Vehicles
Pedestrian deaths set a 41 year record in the U.S. last year. Here are five ways you can take action to stop the bloodshed right now.
Paris Mayor Enters Fray Between E-Bikes and Pedestrians — By Fighting Drivers
"Anne Hidalgo understands that cities must respond to the urgent crises of climate change and pedestrian and cyclist safety."
The US Cities Where Drivers Hit Deady Speeds in Places People Walk
Drivers across America are hitting deadly speeds in neighborhoods with lots of walkers — and a lot of them aren't even breaking the law when they do it.
Pedestrian Deaths Set a Four-Decade Record in 2022 (Yes, Again)
2021 was the deadliest year on record for U.S. pedestrians since the early 80s — until 2022 topped it.
Why Regulators Are Ignoring 90% Of ‘Underride’ Crash Deaths — And Not Counting Vulnerable Road Users At All
Every year, hundreds of people die horrific deaths in underride crashes U.S. roads. But a new documentary says regulators aren't counting the vast majority of them — or mandating a simple technology to save their lives.
Five Better Ways to Do Traffic Safety Education Beyond PSAs
Too often, road user "education" in the U.S. looks like pedestrian-shaming PSAs, flimsy driver's ed courses, and lame signs on the side of the road. Streetsblog readers say there's a better way.