Study: What Road Diets Mean For Older Drivers
"After a road diet, all motorists seem to drive at a rate that feels comfortable to a mildly-impaired older adult."
‘A Very Dangerous Job’: Dozens of NYC School Crossing Guards Injured by Drivers Since 2012, Records Show
As thousands of guards returned to street corners across the city last week for the reopening of public schools, records obtained by Streetsblog reveal the dangers that guards face on the job.
Beyond ‘KSI’: How DOT Can Identify Unsafe Streets Before Tragedy Strikes
DOT guides its work using a stat based on the total number of people killed or severely injured at any given location — “KSI.” Is there a better way to gauge the safety needs of a particular street?
Q&A: Two Barcelona Bike Activists On Mobilizing Against ‘Bikelash’
Streetsblog sat down with two cycling advocates from Barcelona to discuss their strategies for combating “bikelash.”
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.