Traffic Safety

20 hours ago
The AV Start Act (S. 1885, Thune) is making its way through the U.S. Senate. Critics say the bill will rush autonomous vehicles to the market, and to the streets, without safety regulations.
Streetsblog USA
3 days ago
Vancouver combined environmental goals and traffic safety goals.
Sightline Institute
5 days ago
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens, and while parents often instruct teens not to text and drive, they admit to texting and driving at about the same rates as teenage drivers.
Chicago Tribune
August 5, 2018, 5am PDT
On Thursday, the U.S. DOT and U.S. EPA announced one of the Trump administration's most consequential rollbacks of environmental and efficiency regulations that will have a detrimental effect on climate change, air pollution, and oil consumption.
The Washington Post
July 22, 2018, 5am PDT
The devil of autonomous vehicles will be in the details.
Smart Cities Dive
July 20, 2018, 2pm PDT
As skepticism about the viability of autonomous vehicles mounts in the media, one company takes on a publicity stunt at one of the busiest locations in the world.
Digital Trends
July 20, 2018, 1pm PDT
A 2015 NHTSA report showed that pedestrians were multiple times more likely to die if struck by SUVs, but that information was neither shared nor acted upon.
The Detroit Free Press
July 19, 2018, 7am PDT
It's been called a 'War on Fun.'
Vancouver Sun
July 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
Bike advocates say a protected bike lane near the downtown Caltrain station can't wait. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) says the project will have to wait.
San Francisco Chronicle
July 13, 2018, 11am PDT
It seems like Vision Zero never had a chance.
Greater Greater Washington
July 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
At-grade light rail has a hard time safely and efficiently traversing Downtown San Jose on Second Street. A new pilot project will look to improve the situation.
The Mercury News
June 28, 2018, 12pm PDT
The city may not have done enough to actually slow down driving in its nominal slow zones.
StreetsBlog NYC
June 24, 2018, 1pm PDT
Two articles in national publications share findings from recent studies that make it harder to accept the "distracted walking" excuse for increased traffic fatalities.
FiveThirtyEight
June 24, 2018, 5am PDT
Speed cameras have somehow become an even more contentious issue in New York.
Politico
June 22, 2018, 5am PDT
This is another one of those "funny" articles, in that it's satire about a tragic state of affairs.
The Beaverton
June 21, 2018, 9am PDT
End the sharrow experiment, says this columnist.
The Record
June 19, 2018, 9am PDT
Portland is hoping better vehicle and pedestrian counts, produced by high-tech sensors place on street light poles, can help deliver on Vision Zero promises.
The Oregonian
June 19, 2018, 5am PDT
Former Toronto Planning Director Jennifer Keesmaat is responding to rising pedestrian and bike fatalities in the "Vision Zero" city with a series of calls for action.
The Toronto Star
June 2, 2018, 11am PDT
Members of the Phoenix Complete Streets Advisory Board say the city isn't living up to the promises of its complete streets policy.
Streetsblog USA
May 31, 2018, 7am PDT
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation set up a website to explain the new rules of the multi-modal road.
Montgomery County Department of Transportation