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Friday Video: How to Make Places Safe For Non-Drivers After Dark

A top Paris pedestrian planner, a leading GIS professional, and Streetsblog's own Kea Wilson weigh in on the roots of America's nighttime road safety crisis, and the strategies that can help end it.

May 3, 2024

Study: When Speed Limits Rise on Interstates, So Do Crash Hot Spots on Nearby Roads

Rising interstate speeds don't just make roads deadlier for people who drive on them — and local decision makers need to be prepared.

April 25, 2024

Why We Care About Some Transportation Tragedies More Than Others

Why do we respond to major transportation disasters with so much urgency — and why don't we count our collective car crash epidemic among them?

March 28, 2024

How Cities Get Free Bike and Bus Upgrades from Developers

L.A. City could shift current resources that today go to widening streets — and instead upgrade sidewalks, bus stops, and bike lanes — especially when new development pays for it.

March 13, 2024

New Bills Want to Regulate, Restrict E-bike Riding in California

Training is important, but requiring a license to ride a e-bike would have other negative consequences.

February 13, 2024

Reforming a 44-Year-Old Insurance Law Could Prevent Thousands of Deadly Truck Crashes a Year

Insurance minimums for trucking companies haven't been raised in 44 years. Victims and survivors are paying the price.

January 30, 2024

Die-In Rally Calls on LA Mayor to End Record Traffic Deaths

336 people were killed in L.A. City traffic crashes in 2023 — the highest total in over 20 years. Safe streets advocates are urging the city to take Vision Zero seriously.

January 29, 2024

L.A. Times Does Excellent Deep Dive on Dooring

The Times speaks to drivers, a majority of Times readers, while also affirming the lives of cyclists. The article concisely explains terms - dooring, sharrows, protected bike lanes - that are common for cyclists, but little understood by the broader general public.

December 21, 2023

“Watch Out, Amsterdam”: Santa Monica Cuts Ribbon Opening Ambitious Curb-Protected 17th Street Bikeway

Santa Monica's recently completed 17th Street bikeway improvements have a "region leading design" featuring Southern California's first protected "Dutch-style" intersections, plus concrete curb protection, and makes great connections to the city's growing bikeway network.

December 4, 2023

Talking Headways Podcast: Oh, Deer, We Have to Stop Roadkill

Don't call it "roadkill." Call it "wildlife that we need to protect for them and for us." A very special podcast episode.

November 16, 2023