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Traffic Deaths

  1. getting around
    It Was One of the Deadliest Years for New York City CyclistsBut pedestrian traffic deaths are reaching historic lows. What’s going on?
  2. street view
    Making Headway on the Perfect New York StreetTwo years after our last close look, real signs of progress.
  3. getting around
    ‘It Wouldn’t Bring Back My Son, But Other Lives Would Be Saved’For the third year in a row, the mothers behind Sammy’s Law are proposing that the state allow NYC to control its own speed limits.
  4. getting around
    It’s Already Been a Deadly Year for New York CyclistsAnd we haven’t even reached peak riding season yet.
  5. street view
    The Upper West Side’s Zone of Pedestrian DeathThe area around 96th Street is dangerous. And it’s hardly the worst in town.
  6. getting around
    New York’s Halloween Streets Plan Should Be in Place Year-RoundIt shouldn’t be this dangerous for kids to walk around their neighborhoods.
  7. getting around
    Can You Make Drivers Pay Attention to Cyclists?Automakers are betting that a series of built-in alerts will help save lives.
  8. getting around
    Should It Be Easier to Take Away a Driver’s License?It’s not a right, but we often treat it like one.
  9. getting around
    Bring on the SUV CrushingIf New York City wants to do safety spectacle, let’s go big.
  10. getting around
    Hoboken Hasn’t Had a Traffic Death in 4 Years. What’s It Doing Right?For starters: Street corners rebuilt for visibility, and decisive politicians.
  11. getting around
    Ann Coulter Discovers the War on CarsHer math checks out.
  12. getting around
    Bring on the Concrete Bike LanesThey’re not always pretty, but they work.
  13. getting around
    The Very Intentional Way the U.S. Became a Nation of “Accidents”Jessie Singer’s book argues, persuasively, that we’re doing this to ourselves.
  14. getting around
    We Graded Pete Buttigieg’s Road-Safety PlanPromising policy, with questions about implementation.
  15. getting around
    The New Department of Transportation Commissioner Is a Clear ImprovementYdanis Rodriguez has a long track record of pushing safer streets policies in New York City, unlike his predecessor.
  16. safer streets
    Grim New Numbers: Traffic Deaths Highest Since 2007Speeding, mostly, seems to be the cause.
  17. special delivery
    Sure, Laugh Away. But Every Big Vehicle Should Look Like the New USPS TruckWe admit it’s goofy-looking, but it’s a much safer design for crowded cities.
  18. streets
    This Spring, We All Drove Much Less. Yet Traffic Deaths Went Up. Why?The lure of the open street.