Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Here's a look at some of the top stories:
Cities Zero In on Road Safety: How do you get from 38,000 traffic fatalities to zero? A look at how the ambition, rapidly expanding Vision Zero movement seeks to accomplish that goal.
Eyes on the Streets: From cell phone apps for the visually impaired to new car features and "smart" signals, there is an array of technology that aims to improve pedestrian safety.
Creative Crossings: Cities across the country are changing the function and design of crosswalks. Some communities are highlighting their culture and heritage, while others are getting creative in hopes of reducing pedestrian-vehicle conflicts.
Taking Back the Streets: Gil Penalosa is an urban planner on a crusade to make cities in every corner of the world more livable and inclusive.
Encouraging Street Smarts: A New Jersey pedestrian safety campaign, Street Smart NJ, aims to improve behaviors and reduce fatalities.
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