Pedestrian Safety

A June 16 vote by the San Francisco MTA to improve safety will allow taxis, along with bicycles and Muni buses, but not ride-hailing services to make turns onto the downtown's main thoroughfare, Market Street, has upset San Francisco-based Uber.
Jun 18, 2015   San Francisco Chronicle
The Safer Market Street project is one of a package of traffic safety projects underway in San Francisco to achieve a Vision Zero goal to eliminate traffic deaths by 2024.
Jun 12, 2015   SFGate
Active Transportation Alliance, a Chicago pedestrian advocacy group, urges Mayor Rahm Emanuel to improve red light cameras rather than remove them. Despite complaints from drivers, well-advertised cameras can reduce pedestrian fatalities.
May 29, 2015   Chi.Streetsblog
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It will take a broad coalition of interests to once again make it safe for "free-range kids" to walk and bike on the streets of American communities. Exclusive
May 14, 2015  By Patrick L. Phillips
A well-informed, social media savvy observer is shedding light on a seemingly small change with big impacts on the quality of life available to pedestrians along Oakland's streets.
May 13, 2015   Gejl Accident Attorneys
After breaking down the reasons why left turns are so dangerous, it's also obvious how difficult a problem they are to solve.
May 13, 2015   WNYC
A growing body of evidence shows that bike lanes put more people on bikes while also helping those people on bikes stay off sidewalks. The latest example: Honolulu.
May 11, 2015   People for Bikes
The results of a multi-lingual survey of residents in East Portland produced surprising results about which transportation investments are most desired.
May 2, 2015   Bike Portland
A new study finds that as travel speed increases, so too does the likelihood that drivers will fail to yield to pedestrians crossing legally with the right-of-way.
Apr 23, 2015   State Smart Transportation Initiative
The street that benefitted by one of the most high-profile and successful freeway removals in the country is due for another makeover.
Apr 15, 2015   Hoodline
Streetsblog NYC analyses one of the street design standards in place in New York City that will make it impossible to achieve zero pedestrian fatalities under Vision Zero.
Mar 3, 2015   StreetsBlog NYC