Traffic 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
Bike advocates will be pleased with the talk coming from the direction of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Jan 29, 2015   Streetsblog USA
The law enforcement results are in from the first year of Vision Zero policy in New York City.
Jan 27, 2015   StreetsBlog NYC
In more proof of how far perceived safety goes in establishing the speed of drivers, the California Highway Patrol is dealing with the unintended consequences of changes on the Golden Gate Bridge.
Jan 24, 2015   San Francisco Chronicle
One town in Georgia recently conducted a public opinion poll finding that most of its 19,000-plus citizens support reduced speed limits on all city streets.
Jan 16, 2015   Decatur Metro
A new report by from the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities’ EMBARQ initiative provides evidence of the benefits of safe, well-designed BRT and bus priority systems.
Jan 15, 2015   The City Fix
An article on Washington Post's Wonkblog says what some bikers were thinking: sometimes it feels safer to break the law.
Jan 10, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Blog Post
I hope that my article, "A New Transit Safety Narrative," recently published in the Journal of Public Transportation, will change the way people think a Blog Post
Jan 7, 2015   By Todd Litman
A planner makes the case for lower its speed limits in an unlikely city.
Jan 5, 2015   Houston Chronicle
A new ordinance to be considered by Oklahoma City in January puts the onus to pass with three feet of space on bikers, rather than drivers. Critics argue that the low will further marginalize bikers on city streets.
Jan 5, 2015   Bike OKC
A bill, HB295, in the Missouri State Legislature would raise rural speed limits, making the state the latest in a group to raise speed limits as traffic fatalities on highways are decreasing.
Jan 4, 2015   St. Louis Post-Dispatch