Traffic Safety

17 hours ago
Los Angeles Councilmember Mike Bonin sent a clear message to commuters upset about traffic calming projects in his district: "We don’t have to lose one more precious life."
Los Angeles Council District 11
Yesterday
Foreign tourists are taking to the streets of Japan dressed as Mario, Luigi, and more of their friends from the Nintendo universe.
The Wall Street Journal
3 days ago
Though the quick expansion of complete streets policies is worth celebrating, minority and low-income communities are still being left behind, and killed at a disproportionate rate.
The Urban Edge
June 15, 2017, 2pm PDT
E-commerce and its delivery trucks are a big problem for narrow streets, homes, and retailers that don't have loading docks.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 13, 2017, 12pm PDT
Chicago is following in the footsteps of cities around the country (a few years behind the pack) in adopting a Vision Zero plan to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2026.
Chi.Streetsblog
June 13, 2017, 7am PDT
Too often, the word "streamlined" is applied to transportation projects at the expense of safety and liveability. The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) would like to switch that dynamic.
National Association of City Transportation Officials
June 12, 2017, 8am PDT
Complete streets policies are keeping planners busy across the country. An annual report features the best of the best when it comes to transforming city streets for the safety and activity of all users.
Next City
June 7, 2017, 11am PDT
In the wake of two terrorist attacks on London bridges that killed pedestrians, concrete barriers were installed on three crossings to prevent repeat rampages. The only problem is that they were installed in bicycle lanes.
London Evening Standard
June 6, 2017, 6am PDT
Project launch seeks volunteers to analyze videos, support new technology
GeekWire
May 28, 2017, 5am PDT
A new study out of the U.K. will vindicate the suspicion of many cyclists: drivers often misdirect their anger at cyclists who are only following the rules of the road.
BikeBiz
May 25, 2017, 11am PDT
A staple of the California driving experience will soon be a thing of the past.
The Mercury News
May 14, 2017, 11am PDT
An op-ed wonders when enough bike fatalities will be enough.
The Orange County Register
May 12, 2017, 7am PDT
Florida is infamous for the lack of safety on its roads. A new interactive graphic of the nation's most dangerous highways does nothing to dispel that reputation.
Geotab
May 10, 2017, 8am PDT
Police in Chicago issued 99% fewer distracted driving tickets in 2016 than in 2015.
Chicago Tribune
April 26, 2017, 8am PDT
Alphabet, Inc's self-driving car wing, Waymo, announced a new program offering free rides in self-driving cars to families in Phoenix.
The Washington Post
April 21, 2017, 10am PDT
A new public service announcement from Oregon Metro brings the point of Vision Zero goals for traffic safety close to home.
Bike Portland
April 13, 2017, 1pm PDT
Citing data that show a large share of people killed while walking or biking were drunk, some are calling for programs to educate the public of the danger of walking and biking while under the influence of alcohol.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
April 12, 2017, 10am PDT
A how-to guide for concerned citizens and tactical urbanists interested in slowing down traffic in their community.
Strong Towns
April 6, 2017, 10am PDT
Slow turn boxes, also known as neckdowns or curb extensions, have been popping up all over New York City as part of an ongoing pilot project.
StreetsBlog NYC
March 17, 2017, 9am PDT
Some people just can't help but help themselves to the fast lane.
PBS