The Other Reason American Pedestrian Deaths are Rising After Dark
A recent New York Times article broke down many of the factors that are driving pedestrian death tolls to stratospheric highs after dark. But they missed one big one.
Report: Americans Are Walking Less As Pedestrian Deaths Rise
America's walking rates took a nosedive during the pandemic — and they still haven't recovered.
The Worst of Pedestrian Safety Month
"Instead of spending the month of October pre-blaming pedestrians for getting hit by cars, these agencies [should] actually do something to improve pedestrian safety."
Study: Yes, SUVs Are Deadlier Than Cars — But on Fast Arterials, Pedestrians Die No Matter What
In car-dependent Tennessee, SUVs and pick-ups aren't driving the pedestrian death surge — because roads are so fast that even the smallest cars will kill anyone they might strike.
What is the Life of a Dead Pedestrian Worth?
A Seattle police officer sparked outrage when he joked that the death of pedestrian Jaahnavi Kandula might be settled for as little as $11,000. Some families get even less.
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.
Which Cities Have The Fewest Drinking Fountains — And What It Means For Walking and Biking
As climate change causes temperatures to climb, should cities be doing more to help people who walk and bike stay cool and hydrated?
Our America: To Combat Alleged Crime, One Town is Banning Walking and Biking at Night
Police and city officials in a small Lousiana town have banned biking and walking after 11 p.m., leaving some advocates concerned about government overreach and the law’s potential on marginalized communities.