Safe Streets

In perhaps the brightest sign yet of recovery, the Detroit Public Lighting Authority has made incredible progress on a project to install 40,000 LED streetlights around the city's residential neighborhoods.
Jun 16, 2015   The Detroit News
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
Cycling has positive impacts both for cyclists and non-cyclists alike, helping to reduce pollution and congestion and improving health and economic factors with just two wheels.
Oct 28, 2014   Urbanful
Even Andrews reports on the unsafe environment that women encounter while on their bikes—and the organizations and people who are working to make the roads safer from harassment.
Jul 10, 2014   Grist
A new report, the first of its kind, documents the pervasive harassment experienced by women, and many men, of all races, income levels, sexual orientations, and geographic locations. The report identifies the situation as an issue of human rights.
Jun 10, 2014   The Washington Post
In a big victory for safe streets, New York City has released to the public an online database of crash data for the city. Previously, poor and incomplete data made creating safe streets "next to impossible."
May 8, 2014   WNYC: Transportation Nation
In the face of rising pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities, the District of Columbia's police department began deploying automated photo enforcement technologies while San Francisco took a multi-agency, collaborative planning approach.
Nov 26, 2013   Transportation Nation