In this op-ed, CA state Senator Leland Yee (D-SF/San Mateo) discusses the result of his legislation to apply double traffic fines, as well as city street improvements, on two of the most dangerous roads in SF, 19th and Van Ness Aves.
Jan 25, 2010 San Francisco Examiner
London is attempting to make streets safer for cyclists and motorists by turning off traffic lights in one part of the city for a short amount of time.
Sep 7, 2009 The New York Times
A new report identifies ways to incorporate health objectives into transportation and land use planning.
Jul 27, 2009 The Convergence Partnership
If you watched or read the news yesterday, then you likely came across the sentencing of Donte Stallworth.
Previously known (maybe) for being an NFL role player, Stallworth will serve a 30 day Opinion
Jun 17, 2009 By
Officials are trying to regulate jaywalking of the residents of East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights about reckless walking and driving on the tracks.
Jun 17, 2009 Los Angeles Times
Wes Marshall and Norman Garrick, after a study of data from 130,000 car crashes in California, have determined that cities built since since 1950 have more dangerous roads than those built before 1950.
Jan 30, 2009 New Urban News
A new study in Houston reveals that the number of crashes at intersections with new red-light cameras has doubled from the time before they were installed.
Dec 31, 2008 Houston Chronicle
<p>Traffic signs on American roadways are so numerous and so distracting to drivers that they are having the opposite effect intended, writes John Staddon.</p>
Jun 23, 2008 Atlantic Monthly
<p>A traffic safety study released March 5 by the AAA highlights the enormous costs of traffic crashes, in terms of lives and dollars, to the U.S. The cost exceeds that of congestion while deaths amount to 117 daily.</p>
Mar 7, 2008 The Wall Street Journial