Many motorists yield to pedestrians in crosswalks — but not when they're driving at deadly speeds, according to a new study that shows the need to slow down car drivers with broader road design changes, and not just more signs and paint.
In response to last summer's traffic violence epidemic, advocates formed the Safe Streets for All Coalition, amplifying the call for improved safety, transportation equity, affordable housing, and climate action.
In what could be a model for cities across America, Cincinnati is creating an in-house team to build safer streets for people who walk and roll, and vaulting over one of the most common roadblocks to saving vulnerable road users lives.
Hopefully it's some comfort to the families of kids who were lost to traffic violence this year, that their stories helped bring about change that could prevent others from experiencing that kind of heartbreak.
More zoning codes are calling for infrastructure that facilitates walking, bicycling, and non-automotive travel in daily life, a new study finds. But while those codes reflect the intentions of cities, they'll need public and private investment to realize these goals.