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NTSB: Speed Kills, and We’re Not Doing Enough to Stop It

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More than 112,500 people lost their lives in speed-related crashes from 2005 to 2014, accounting for 31 percent of all traffic deaths in America over that period. In a draft report released earlier this week, the National Transportation Safety Board says excessive speed is a deadly problem in our nation's transportation system -- one that federal and state officials aren't doing enough to address.
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Radio Podcast: Is ‘Vision Zero’ Working?

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Yesterday evening, Streetsblog participated in a live radio broadcast on KALW about Vision Zero with Cathy DeLuca, Interim Director of Walk SF, Dr. Rochelle Dicker, former director of the Injury Prevention Center at UCSF, and Julie Mitchell, co-founder of San Francisco Bay Area Families for Safe Streets. Mitchell’s son was killed in a 2013 crash […]

YIMBY Conference Debrief

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Last week Oakland hosted the YIMBYtown conference, described as a “… three-day gathering for grassroots community organizers, political leaders, educators, housing developers, and everyday people to identify problems, create solutions, share resources on the issues that impact housing on local, state, and national levels.” YIMBY, or “Yes in My Back Yard,” is an association of […]
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What Would Make Southwest Florida More Walkable?

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There are a number of obstacles to overcome, some manmade and some natural. The natural issues are obvious, at least this time of year… it’s hot and it rains a lot some days. However, there are many places where weather can be an issue for walkers, and yet people walk just the same. Why? Because the manmade issues are less of an impediment, giving people more reason to brave the elements.
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