Tag Archives: pedestrians

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The inequity is unthinkable. via Streetsblog

Pedestrian Safety

Unfortunately, people can be killed as pedestrians.  Here are some statistics to illustrate what is really happening.  According to Fatality Facts, 2004, from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: The number of pedestrian deaths has steadily decreased each year, but they still make up 11% of all deaths involving motor vehicles. Of […]

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via Streets Blog Visibility and eye contact are essential to avoiding conflict at a crossing, but visual communication between different street users is greatly impaired when parked cars crowd an intersection (see diagrams above). Daylighting clears away this visual obstacle and improves safety, especially for children, who have difficulty seeing and being […]

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