Traffic Safety

The provincial government has taken draconian measures on jaywalkers in an effort to curb pedestrian injuries and fatalities.
Jan 23, 2016   BuzzFeed News
A special investigation by the Chicago Tribune finds inconsistencies and errors with the city's "'Children's Safety Zone" initiative, which places speed camera near schools and parks.
Nov 18, 2015   Chicago Tribune
A new tool from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Centers for Disease Control allows comparisons between state or metropolitan area on transportation and public health indicators.
Nov 13, 2015   Metro Magazine
An intrepid mapmaker and data cruncher has created a map that illustrates the ubiquity of fatalities on U.S. roads and highways.
Nov 6, 2015   Metrocosm
Applications are due on November 6 for a novel position in the world of traffic safety: artist in residence at the Los Angeles Department of Transportation.
Nov 1, 2015   Los Angeles Times
Reports from the California DMV blame human drivers for minor collisions involving Google's self-driving cars. Drive carefully in Mountain View.
Oct 28, 2015   Techradar
To some, a protected bike lane saves lives; to others, it threatens the survival of a community.
Oct 27, 2015   The Washington Post
Blog Post
This week planning academic from across the globe came together for the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference. I sat in on a a few sessions on bicycle planning with key insights to inform planning practice. A few of my favorites are shared below.  Blog Post
Oct 25, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Seattle continues to expand its efforts to improve walkability with the Safe Routes to School Program.
Oct 19, 2015   Seattle Bike Blog
The first protected intersection opened in August in Davis, Calif., a university town with the nation's highest percentage of bike commuters. Salt Lake City's new protected intersection is explained on NPR's "Here & Now" report with audio and videos.
Oct 5, 2015   WBUR
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, be they prescription, illegal, or marijuana, now accounts for 40 percent of driver fatalities, about the same as alcohol-related deaths, according to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association.
Oct 2, 2015   The Washington Post