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BKReader
11 hours ago
Brooklyn

DOT Working to Improve Pedestrian Safety on Atlantic Avenue

Enhancements on Atlantic Avenue to boost pedestrian safety include new lane markings and pedestrian islands, aiming to improve walkability and traffic management. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 months ago
London

New pedestrian crossings set for 'dangerous' Blackheath junction

Transport for London (TfL) is adding two new pedestrian crossings to improve safety at a dangerous junction on Blackheath Hill.
The proposed changes include banning right turns from Lewisham Road onto Blackheath Hill to prevent impacts on the local bus network. [ more ]
BKReader
11 hours ago
Brooklyn

DOT Working to Improve Pedestrian Safety on Atlantic Avenue

Enhancements on Atlantic Avenue to boost pedestrian safety include new lane markings and pedestrian islands, aiming to improve walkability and traffic management. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 months ago
London

New pedestrian crossings set for 'dangerous' Blackheath junction

Transport for London (TfL) is adding two new pedestrian crossings to improve safety at a dangerous junction on Blackheath Hill.
The proposed changes include banning right turns from Lewisham Road onto Blackheath Hill to prevent impacts on the local bus network. [ more ]
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#traffic-safety
www.amny.com
1 day ago
NYC politics

NYC streets see most traffic deaths to start year in a decade: report | amNewYork

New York City experienced the deadliest first six months of the year since adopting Vision Zero, with collisions killing 127 people, placing blame on city leaders for not implementing proven solutions. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
New York City

Adams, Hochul tout passage of law allowing city to lower speed limits

New law allows NYC to lower speed limits to increase traffic safety, honoring Sammy Cohen Eckstein. Advocates urge drivers to slow down for safer streets. [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Boston Children's Museum calls for safety upgrades after child's death

Pedestrian safety concerns after a 4-year-old girl's tragic accident in Boston's Seaport District.
Local efforts towards immediate safety improvements in the area. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
4 months ago
San Francisco

SF transportation agency wants to expand 'No Turn On Red' restrictions in city

San Francisco is considering adding 'No Turn On Red' signs in downtown areas to enhance pedestrian safety.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency found 92% compliance with existing 'No Turn On Red' restrictions in the Tenderloin District. [ more ]
Streetsblog
4 months ago
San Francisco

Safety Activists Close a Lane on Franklin - Streetsblog San Francisco

A community group took action in installing a lane reduction on Franklin Street in San Francisco after a long delay by the city.
The lane reduction initiative was aimed at enhancing safety for pedestrians and reducing speeding near an elementary school in response to a tragic incident. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Greenpoint woman dies of injuries after being hit by truck in crosswalk * Brooklyn Paper

A Greenpoint woman died after being hit by a truck driver while crossing the street.
Advocates call for traffic safety measures to prevent similar tragedies. [ more ]
www.amny.com
1 day ago
NYC politics

NYC streets see most traffic deaths to start year in a decade: report | amNewYork

New York City experienced the deadliest first six months of the year since adopting Vision Zero, with collisions killing 127 people, placing blame on city leaders for not implementing proven solutions. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
New York City

Adams, Hochul tout passage of law allowing city to lower speed limits

New law allows NYC to lower speed limits to increase traffic safety, honoring Sammy Cohen Eckstein. Advocates urge drivers to slow down for safer streets. [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Boston Children's Museum calls for safety upgrades after child's death

Pedestrian safety concerns after a 4-year-old girl's tragic accident in Boston's Seaport District.
Local efforts towards immediate safety improvements in the area. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
4 months ago
San Francisco

SF transportation agency wants to expand 'No Turn On Red' restrictions in city

San Francisco is considering adding 'No Turn On Red' signs in downtown areas to enhance pedestrian safety.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency found 92% compliance with existing 'No Turn On Red' restrictions in the Tenderloin District. [ more ]
Streetsblog
4 months ago
San Francisco

Safety Activists Close a Lane on Franklin - Streetsblog San Francisco

A community group took action in installing a lane reduction on Franklin Street in San Francisco after a long delay by the city.
The lane reduction initiative was aimed at enhancing safety for pedestrians and reducing speeding near an elementary school in response to a tragic incident. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Greenpoint woman dies of injuries after being hit by truck in crosswalk * Brooklyn Paper

A Greenpoint woman died after being hit by a truck driver while crossing the street.
Advocates call for traffic safety measures to prevent similar tragedies. [ more ]
moretraffic-safety
#traffic-accidents
New York Post
1 month ago
Cars

Chilling video shows driver smash into NYC pedestrian in fatal two-car hit-and-run

A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run incident in the Bronx involving two vehicles. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Pedestrian killed in Crown Heights after running into traffic

A pedestrian was fatally struck by two vehicles on Atlantic Avenue in Crown Heights, highlighting the need for improved safety measures. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
Education

New California bill proposes lowering school speed limits to 20 mph

Jacob Villanueva's death motivated the introduction of legislation to make school zones safer in California.
AB 2583 aims to lower speed limits in school zones and enforce them during heavy pedestrian traffic times. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
San Francisco

Man hit by car while crossing San Jose street dies 10 days later

A pedestrian died in San Jose after being hit by a car against a red light.
The crash was the ninth traffic fatality this year in San Jose, with six involving pedestrians. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
New York City

My 12-year-old son was killed crossing the road - but there's a way NY can stop this from happening

Amy Cohen turned her grief into activism after her son's death in a traffic accident.
She led a rally in Albany to demand action on proposed traffic safety bills. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Alleged drunk driver charged for fatally striking pedestrian in Canarsie: NYPD * Brooklyn Paper

A Canarsie man was critically injured and later died after being struck by a drunk driver in Brooklyn
The driver had a blood alcohol content of 0.8% and was charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Cars

Chilling video shows driver smash into NYC pedestrian in fatal two-car hit-and-run

A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run incident in the Bronx involving two vehicles. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Pedestrian killed in Crown Heights after running into traffic

A pedestrian was fatally struck by two vehicles on Atlantic Avenue in Crown Heights, highlighting the need for improved safety measures. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
Education

New California bill proposes lowering school speed limits to 20 mph

Jacob Villanueva's death motivated the introduction of legislation to make school zones safer in California.
AB 2583 aims to lower speed limits in school zones and enforce them during heavy pedestrian traffic times. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
San Francisco

Man hit by car while crossing San Jose street dies 10 days later

A pedestrian died in San Jose after being hit by a car against a red light.
The crash was the ninth traffic fatality this year in San Jose, with six involving pedestrians. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
New York City

My 12-year-old son was killed crossing the road - but there's a way NY can stop this from happening

Amy Cohen turned her grief into activism after her son's death in a traffic accident.
She led a rally in Albany to demand action on proposed traffic safety bills. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
5 months ago
Brooklyn

Alleged drunk driver charged for fatally striking pedestrian in Canarsie: NYPD * Brooklyn Paper

A Canarsie man was critically injured and later died after being struck by a drunk driver in Brooklyn
The driver had a blood alcohol content of 0.8% and was charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated [ more ]
moretraffic-accidents
#fatal-accident
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Pedestrian killed in Crown Heights after running into traffic

Fatal pedestrian accident on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn highlights the need for improved safety measures and traffic redesign. [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Man Fatally Stuck by Truck and SUV in Crown Heights

Pedestrian killed in Crown Heights after being hit by a box truck and SUV while crossing the street. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Brooklyn

10-year-old girl fatally mowed down by SUV in Brooklyn: cops

A tragic incident where a 10-year-old girl was fatally hit by an SUV in Brooklyn, with the driver cooperating with authorities. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Male dies after being hit by lorry on busy road in London

A male pedestrian died in a lorry crash on a busy road in west London, despite efforts from emergency services. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
Berlin

Woman and child from Belgium killed by a speeding driver in Berlin, police say

The 83-year-old driver hit a woman and her 4-year-old child, killing them both.
The driver was speeding before the deadly accident near Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Chicago

Woman dies after hit-and-run by SUV in Garfield Park

A woman was fatally hit by a car in Garfield Park
The driver fled the scene and police are searching for them [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Pedestrian killed in Crown Heights after running into traffic

Fatal pedestrian accident on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn highlights the need for improved safety measures and traffic redesign. [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Man Fatally Stuck by Truck and SUV in Crown Heights

Pedestrian killed in Crown Heights after being hit by a box truck and SUV while crossing the street. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Brooklyn

10-year-old girl fatally mowed down by SUV in Brooklyn: cops

A tragic incident where a 10-year-old girl was fatally hit by an SUV in Brooklyn, with the driver cooperating with authorities. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Male dies after being hit by lorry on busy road in London

A male pedestrian died in a lorry crash on a busy road in west London, despite efforts from emergency services. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
Berlin

Woman and child from Belgium killed by a speeding driver in Berlin, police say

The 83-year-old driver hit a woman and her 4-year-old child, killing them both.
The driver was speeding before the deadly accident near Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Chicago

Woman dies after hit-and-run by SUV in Garfield Park

A woman was fatally hit by a car in Garfield Park
The driver fled the scene and police are searching for them [ more ]
morefatal-accident
#electric-vehicles
Futurism
2 months ago
Cars

Electric Cars Are Twice as Likely to Hit Pedestrians, Researchers Find

Electric and hybrid vehicles, though beneficial to the environment due to fewer emissions, are more likely to hit pedestrians than fossil fuel vehicles due to their quieter engines in urban areas. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Cars

Electric cars are silent but violent for pedestrians

Pedestrians are twice as likely to be injured by electric or hybrid cars due to reduced audibility, especially in urban areas. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Cars

EVs and hybrids are twice as likely to hit pedestrians as gas cars, study shows

Pedestrians are twice as likely to be hit by electric or hybrid cars due to their relatively quiet operations. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Cars

Electric cars more likely to hit pedestrians than petrol vehicles, study finds

Electric and hybrid cars are more likely to hit pedestrians than petrol or diesel vehicles, especially in urban areas. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
Cars

Pedestrians TWICE as likely to be hit by electric cars, study finds

Electric cars are quieter, posing a safety hazard to pedestrians due to increased likelihood of collisions, especially in urban areas. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
Cars

Electric Cars Are Twice as Likely to Hit Pedestrians, Researchers Find

Electric and hybrid vehicles, though beneficial to the environment due to fewer emissions, are more likely to hit pedestrians than fossil fuel vehicles due to their quieter engines in urban areas. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Cars

Electric cars are silent but violent for pedestrians

Pedestrians are twice as likely to be injured by electric or hybrid cars due to reduced audibility, especially in urban areas. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
Cars

EVs and hybrids are twice as likely to hit pedestrians as gas cars, study shows

Pedestrians are twice as likely to be hit by electric or hybrid cars due to their relatively quiet operations. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Cars

Electric cars more likely to hit pedestrians than petrol vehicles, study finds

Electric and hybrid cars are more likely to hit pedestrians than petrol or diesel vehicles, especially in urban areas. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
Cars

Pedestrians TWICE as likely to be hit by electric cars, study finds

Electric cars are quieter, posing a safety hazard to pedestrians due to increased likelihood of collisions, especially in urban areas. [ more ]
moreelectric-vehicles
#brooklyn
Brooklyn Paper
2 months ago
Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn streets brighten up in time for summer with vibrant asphalt art by Austrian creator * Brooklyn Paper

Brooklyn streets are getting asphalt art installations to enhance pedestrian spaces and increase safety. [ more ]
BKReader
6 months ago
Brooklyn

51-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed by Vehicle in Dyker Heights

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn.
The woman was attempting to cross the street when she was hit by a dark-colored vehicle. [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Man in Wheelchair Fatally Struck by Car in Brownsville

A man in a wheelchair was fatally struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
2 months ago
Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn streets brighten up in time for summer with vibrant asphalt art by Austrian creator * Brooklyn Paper

Brooklyn streets are getting asphalt art installations to enhance pedestrian spaces and increase safety. [ more ]
BKReader
6 months ago
Brooklyn

51-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed by Vehicle in Dyker Heights

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn.
The woman was attempting to cross the street when she was hit by a dark-colored vehicle. [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Man in Wheelchair Fatally Struck by Car in Brownsville

A man in a wheelchair was fatally struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn. [ more ]
morebrooklyn
#community-advocacy
Boston.com
2 months ago
Boston

Parents of 4-year-old killed in Seaport crash starting foundation in her memory

Gracie Gancheva's family to start foundation in her honor to advocate for pedestrian safety and create a memorial garden. [ more ]
Independent
1 month ago
Bicycling

Road Safety Authority 'failing in its core mission' say campaign groups, as body backtracks on PAC appearance

Crumlin Road residents seek safety improvements. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
Boston

Parents of 4-year-old killed in Seaport crash starting foundation in her memory

Gracie Gancheva's family to start foundation in her honor to advocate for pedestrian safety and create a memorial garden. [ more ]
Independent
1 month ago
Bicycling

Road Safety Authority 'failing in its core mission' say campaign groups, as body backtracks on PAC appearance

Crumlin Road residents seek safety improvements. [ more ]
morecommunity-advocacy
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

TfL to 'improve London station safety' after three women hit by buses in same spot

Every loss of life on roads and transport networks is devastating, prompting safety reviews and improvements in London. [ more ]
#accident
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Woman taken to hospital after being hit by car in Croydon

A woman was hit by a car in Croydon and taken to the hospital, prompting a response from London Ambulance Service including a trauma team. [ more ]
Miami Herald
3 months ago
Miami

Woman on sidewalk left critical after 18-wheeler crashes into car in northwest Miami

A woman was critically injured after an 18-wheeler struck a car, causing it to hit her on a sidewalk near the Northwest 27th drawbridge in Miami. [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Woman taken to hospital after being hit by car in Croydon

A woman was hit by a car in Croydon and taken to the hospital, prompting a response from London Ambulance Service including a trauma team. [ more ]
Miami Herald
3 months ago
Miami

Woman on sidewalk left critical after 18-wheeler crashes into car in northwest Miami

A woman was critically injured after an 18-wheeler struck a car, causing it to hit her on a sidewalk near the Northwest 27th drawbridge in Miami. [ more ]
moreaccident
#fatal-collision
eastbaytimes.com
2 months ago
Cars

Man riding scooter in East Bay dies from injuries after being hit by vehicle

A 22-year-old man died in Hayward after being hit by a vehicle while riding a scooter, marking the fourth fatal collision in the area this year. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Cars

Pedestrian killed in Concord crash

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on Highway 242 in Concord. [ more ]
eastbaytimes.com
2 months ago
Cars

Man riding scooter in East Bay dies from injuries after being hit by vehicle

A 22-year-old man died in Hayward after being hit by a vehicle while riding a scooter, marking the fourth fatal collision in the area this year. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 month ago
Cars

Pedestrian killed in Concord crash

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on Highway 242 in Concord. [ more ]
morefatal-collision
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
Bicycling

Royal Parks call for cycling apps to remove Regent's Park route after 81-year-old pedestrian killed

The Royal Parks are urging for the removal of a cycling route from sports apps after a fatal accident involving a speeding cyclist. [ more ]
#legislation
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
San Francisco

Saving Lives With Speed Cameras - San Francisco Bay Times

Speed cameras in high-risk areas can reduce pedestrian fatalities and injuries significantly. [ more ]
sfist.com
3 months ago
San Francisco

Pedestrian Injured After Being Struck by Car While Waiting for Bus in San Francisco's Richmond District

Road safety legislation is being advocated after a car hits a pedestrian at a San Francisco bus stop.
State Senator Scott Wiener is pushing for safer street design and speed limit implementation to reduce road accidents. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
2 months ago
San Francisco

Saving Lives With Speed Cameras - San Francisco Bay Times

Speed cameras in high-risk areas can reduce pedestrian fatalities and injuries significantly. [ more ]
sfist.com
3 months ago
San Francisco

Pedestrian Injured After Being Struck by Car While Waiting for Bus in San Francisco's Richmond District

Road safety legislation is being advocated after a car hits a pedestrian at a San Francisco bus stop.
State Senator Scott Wiener is pushing for safer street design and speed limit implementation to reduce road accidents. [ more ]
morelegislation
SFGATE
2 months ago
San Francisco

SF middle school student one of two struck in hit-and-run spree

High-speed chases in crowded city streets raise public safety concerns. [ more ]
#transport-for-london
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Victoria station: Safety plea from victims' families after third woman hit by bus

Woman critically injured in bus collision at the same spot where two women previously died, prompting calls for increased safety measures. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

'All options on the table' for Victoria bus station re-design after woman killed, Sadiq Khan says

Transport for London (TfL) is under pressure to alter the layout of Victoria bus station to improve its safety after a pedestrian was killed by a bus.
Sadiq Khan has said that 'All options are on the table' for a re-design of the bus station to ensure the safety of pedestrians, cyclists, bus users, and others. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
6 months ago
London

New Woolwich redevelopment plans revealed by Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) plans to redevelop Woolwich town center to make streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
The proposed changes include new cycling facilities, bus lanes, cycle lanes, pedestrian crossings, and improvements to bus services in the area. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Victoria station: Safety plea from victims' families after third woman hit by bus

Woman critically injured in bus collision at the same spot where two women previously died, prompting calls for increased safety measures. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

'All options on the table' for Victoria bus station re-design after woman killed, Sadiq Khan says

Transport for London (TfL) is under pressure to alter the layout of Victoria bus station to improve its safety after a pedestrian was killed by a bus.
Sadiq Khan has said that 'All options are on the table' for a re-design of the bus station to ensure the safety of pedestrians, cyclists, bus users, and others. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
6 months ago
London

New Woolwich redevelopment plans revealed by Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) plans to redevelop Woolwich town center to make streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
The proposed changes include new cycling facilities, bus lanes, cycle lanes, pedestrian crossings, and improvements to bus services in the area. [ more ]
moretransport-for-london
#vision-zero
ABC7 San Francisco
2 months ago
San Francisco

JFK Promenade in Golden Gate Park celebrates 4 years car-free as SF looks to do more

Creating car-free spaces like JFK Promenade in Golden Gate Park can enhance pedestrian safety and community enjoyment. [ more ]
Sfbayca
4 months ago
San Francisco

West Portal community grieves three killed in nightmare bus shelter crash

Community gathers to mourn victims of fatal crash near San Francisco Muni bus stop.
Advocacy group focuses on citywide changes for pedestrian safety in San Francisco. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 months ago
San Francisco

JFK Promenade in Golden Gate Park celebrates 4 years car-free as SF looks to do more

Creating car-free spaces like JFK Promenade in Golden Gate Park can enhance pedestrian safety and community enjoyment. [ more ]
Sfbayca
4 months ago
San Francisco

West Portal community grieves three killed in nightmare bus shelter crash

Community gathers to mourn victims of fatal crash near San Francisco Muni bus stop.
Advocacy group focuses on citywide changes for pedestrian safety in San Francisco. [ more ]
morevision-zero
#police-investigation
www.islingtongazette.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Pedestrian rushed to hospital after colliding with a car

A man was rushed to hospital after being hit by a car in Hornsey Road, Islington. No life-threatening injuries. Road closures and bus route diversion occurred. [ more ]
BKReader
3 months ago
Brooklyn

Woman Struck by MTA Bus in Coney Island

Police investigating pedestrian struck by MTA bus in Coney Island accident. [ more ]
www.islingtongazette.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Pedestrian rushed to hospital after colliding with a car

A man was rushed to hospital after being hit by a car in Hornsey Road, Islington. No life-threatening injuries. Road closures and bus route diversion occurred. [ more ]
BKReader
3 months ago
Brooklyn

Woman Struck by MTA Bus in Coney Island

Police investigating pedestrian struck by MTA bus in Coney Island accident. [ more ]
morepolice-investigation
#hit-and-run
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
Los Angeles

LAPD seeks public's help identifying driver, victims in street takeover hit-and-run

The Los Angeles Police Department is offering a $25,000 reward for information on a hit-and-run that injured pedestrians.
Concern is raised about the well-being of a female pedestrian hit during the incident. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
East Bay (California)

Pedestrian killed in Oakland hit-and-run collision

A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run collision in East Oakland, with the driver fleeing the scene.
Authorities are seeking information to identify the driver and vehicle involved in the incident. [ more ]
Streetsblog
5 months ago
San Francisco

Commentary: Two More Traffic Horrors Underscore Why We Need Concrete Barrier 'Speed Limiters' - Streetsblog San Francisco

A 74-year-old man was killed in Oakland while crossing International Boulevard in a crosswalk, and the driver fled the scene.
In San Francisco, a 72-year-old man was hit and killed while crossing Fulton Street, a known dangerous intersection. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
6 months ago
Los Angeles

Pacoima pedestrian dies after being struck by 3 cars. None of them stopped

A pedestrian was struck by three vehicles in Pacoima, all of which failed to stop and remain at the scene.
The pedestrian was killed in the incident and police are searching for the drivers of the vehicles. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
New York City

NYC pedestrian fatally struck by pair of vehicles in horrifying hit-and-run

A pedestrian was fatally struck by two vehicles in a hit-and-run in the Bronx.
The white SUV that initially hit the pedestrian fled the scene and is still on the loose. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
7 months ago
San Francisco

Driver arrested in connection with hit-and-run that injured two in San Mateo

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run incident in San Mateo.
The suspect was found in Belmont and has been booked on a felony hit-and-run charge. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
Los Angeles

LAPD seeks public's help identifying driver, victims in street takeover hit-and-run

The Los Angeles Police Department is offering a $25,000 reward for information on a hit-and-run that injured pedestrians.
Concern is raised about the well-being of a female pedestrian hit during the incident. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
East Bay (California)

Pedestrian killed in Oakland hit-and-run collision

A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run collision in East Oakland, with the driver fleeing the scene.
Authorities are seeking information to identify the driver and vehicle involved in the incident. [ more ]
Streetsblog
5 months ago
San Francisco

Commentary: Two More Traffic Horrors Underscore Why We Need Concrete Barrier 'Speed Limiters' - Streetsblog San Francisco

A 74-year-old man was killed in Oakland while crossing International Boulevard in a crosswalk, and the driver fled the scene.
In San Francisco, a 72-year-old man was hit and killed while crossing Fulton Street, a known dangerous intersection. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
6 months ago
Los Angeles

Pacoima pedestrian dies after being struck by 3 cars. None of them stopped

A pedestrian was struck by three vehicles in Pacoima, all of which failed to stop and remain at the scene.
The pedestrian was killed in the incident and police are searching for the drivers of the vehicles. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
New York City

NYC pedestrian fatally struck by pair of vehicles in horrifying hit-and-run

A pedestrian was fatally struck by two vehicles in a hit-and-run in the Bronx.
The white SUV that initially hit the pedestrian fled the scene and is still on the loose. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
7 months ago
San Francisco

Driver arrested in connection with hit-and-run that injured two in San Mateo

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run incident in San Mateo.
The suspect was found in Belmont and has been booked on a felony hit-and-run charge. [ more ]
morehit-and-run
#community-response
Brooklyn Paper
3 months ago
Brooklyn

10-year-old girl fatally struck by driver in Williamsburg * Brooklyn Paper

Increased traffic collisions in New York City highlight the urgent need for street safety interventions. [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

DA identifies 4-year-old girl killed in crash near Boston Children's Museum

Authorities identified 4-year-old Gracie Gancheva who died in a car accident near Boston Children's Museum.
Boston Children's Museum and transportation officials aim to improve pedestrian safety in response to the tragic incident. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
3 months ago
Brooklyn

10-year-old girl fatally struck by driver in Williamsburg * Brooklyn Paper

Increased traffic collisions in New York City highlight the urgent need for street safety interventions. [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

DA identifies 4-year-old girl killed in crash near Boston Children's Museum

Authorities identified 4-year-old Gracie Gancheva who died in a car accident near Boston Children's Museum.
Boston Children's Museum and transportation officials aim to improve pedestrian safety in response to the tragic incident. [ more ]
morecommunity-response
#city-council
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Deadly crashes prompt Boston City Council to explore citywide speed limit reductions

City Council wants more traffic calming infrastructure
Exploring new technology to prevent speeding
Interest in decreasing the speed limit citywide [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Boston officials discuss safety changes after 4-year-old is fatally struck in Seaport intersection

Officials are implementing safety improvements at the intersection where the 4-year-old was struck.
City Councilor Ed Flynn is actively involved in addressing pedestrian safety concerns in the neighborhood. [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Deadly crashes prompt Boston City Council to explore citywide speed limit reductions

City Council wants more traffic calming infrastructure
Exploring new technology to prevent speeding
Interest in decreasing the speed limit citywide [ more ]
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Boston officials discuss safety changes after 4-year-old is fatally struck in Seaport intersection

Officials are implementing safety improvements at the intersection where the 4-year-old was struck.
City Councilor Ed Flynn is actively involved in addressing pedestrian safety concerns in the neighborhood. [ more ]
morecity-council
Boston.com
3 months ago
Boston

Man in wheelchair dies in South Boston crash involving cement truck, police say

A man in a wheelchair died after being struck by a cement truck in South Boston.
Local authorities responded to the crash involving the pedestrian and a cement truck at the intersection. [ more ]
#car-accident
Upper East Side, NY Patch
3 months ago
Upper West Side

Man, 86, Struck By Car On Upper East Side Street: NYPD

Driver hit a senior citizen in an Upper East Side crosswalk.
21 crashes, 12 pedestrian injuries at the Yorkville intersection since 2018. [ more ]
News 12 - Long Island
3 weeks ago
Cars

NYPD: 12-year-old boy struck by car in East Flatbush

The article highlights a 12-year-old boy being critically injured in a crash at an accident-prone intersection in East Flatbush. [ more ]
Upper East Side, NY Patch
3 months ago
Upper West Side

Man, 86, Struck By Car On Upper East Side Street: NYPD

Driver hit a senior citizen in an Upper East Side crosswalk.
21 crashes, 12 pedestrian injuries at the Yorkville intersection since 2018. [ more ]
News 12 - Long Island
3 weeks ago
Cars

NYPD: 12-year-old boy struck by car in East Flatbush

The article highlights a 12-year-old boy being critically injured in a crash at an accident-prone intersection in East Flatbush. [ more ]
morecar-accident
#road-safety
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

The road where 85pc of drivers were found speeding is to get new safety measures

Safety measures in Havering Road to address speeding and enhance pedestrian safety.
Proposed measures approved by Havering Council after a study found high instances of speeding and accidents along Havering Road. [ more ]
San Jose Spotlight
7 months ago
San Francisco

San Jose scores millions to improve its most dangerous roads - San Jose Spotlight

San Jose is receiving $12.9 million in federal funding to improve safety on four transit corridors.
The improvements will include adding safety features like raised bike paths and new sidewalks. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

The road where 85pc of drivers were found speeding is to get new safety measures

Safety measures in Havering Road to address speeding and enhance pedestrian safety.
Proposed measures approved by Havering Council after a study found high instances of speeding and accidents along Havering Road. [ more ]
San Jose Spotlight
7 months ago
San Francisco

San Jose scores millions to improve its most dangerous roads - San Jose Spotlight

San Jose is receiving $12.9 million in federal funding to improve safety on four transit corridors.
The improvements will include adding safety features like raised bike paths and new sidewalks. [ more ]
moreroad-safety
www.berkeleyside.org
4 months ago
East Bay food

Berkeley woman struck by car while jogging dies from injuries

Traffic calming measures and intersection improvements are needed at Marin Avenue and Oxford Street.
Julia Elkin, a longtime environmental conservation worker, tragically died after being struck by a motorist. [ more ]
BKReader
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Greenpoint Woman Struck by Truck Succumbs to Injuries

Woman hit by truck driver in Greenpoint dies of injuries
Truck driver charged with failure to yield and failure to exercise due care [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Bike-riding thief snatched cellphones right out of at least 7 peoples' hands across NYC: cops

Bicycle-riding bandit targeted pedestrians in multiple Manhattan neighborhoods by snatching phones.
Victims ranged from age 17 to 53, with the robber stealing phones right out of their hands. [ more ]
Streetsblog
5 months ago
San Francisco

SFMTA Publishes First Valencia Report - Streetsblog San Francisco

The Valencia Street center-running bike lane had no significant impact on bike and pedestrian numbers on the corridor.
The report does not provide data on whether or not the lane has created a safer and more efficient commute. [ more ]
Portland Mercury
5 months ago
Career

To the driver who yelled back at me today

Pedestrians face constant danger from drivers who fail to see them or give them the right of way. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
San Francisco

Cities, drivers, have a year to figure out new California safety law banning parking near crosswalks

New California law prohibits parking too close to crosswalks to improve visibility for drivers and pedestrians.
Daylighting laws have been shown to be effective in reducing pedestrian fatalities in other states. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
5 months ago
Brooklyn

New mid-block crossings on Atlantic Avenue aim to slow cars, increase pedestrian safety on 'Boulevard of Death' * Brooklyn Paper

Three new mid-block pedestrian crossings have been installed on Atlantic Avenue to improve safety for pedestrians.
The mid-block crossings were implemented after a study conducted by the Department of Transportation showed the need for them. [ more ]
#suvs
www.france24.com
5 months ago
France news

Paris city hall targets SUVs with referendum on higher parking fees

Paris may triple parking fees for SUVs in an effort to combat pollution and prioritize pedestrian safety.
The plan would charge non-Parisians with SUVs over 1.6 tonnes 18 euros ($19.60) to park in the city center for an hour. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
7 months ago
Cars

There's a Clear Reason Cars Got So Dangerous. We're Not Ready to Face It.

SUVs are two to three times more likely than sedans to kill pedestrians in a collision.
The size of American automobiles has been continually expanding, with SUVs and trucks now comprising more than 80% of new car sales. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
France news

Paris city hall targets SUVs with referendum on higher parking fees

Paris may triple parking fees for SUVs in an effort to combat pollution and prioritize pedestrian safety.
The plan would charge non-Parisians with SUVs over 1.6 tonnes 18 euros ($19.60) to park in the city center for an hour. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
7 months ago
Cars

There's a Clear Reason Cars Got So Dangerous. We're Not Ready to Face It.

SUVs are two to three times more likely than sedans to kill pedestrians in a collision.
The size of American automobiles has been continually expanding, with SUVs and trucks now comprising more than 80% of new car sales. [ more ]
moresuvs
#speed-limits
Streetsblog
5 months ago
San Francisco

50 Years Since Nixon's 'National Speed Limit': A Tale of Missed Opportunities - Streetsblog USA

Advocates are working to lower speed limits on streets to improve pedestrian safety.
Nixon's National Maximum Speed Limit law in 1974 resulted in fewer road deaths for a brief period of time. [ more ]
Streetsblog
6 months ago
NYC politics

EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Hochul Again Seeks to Let New York City Lower its Speed Limits - Streetsblog New York City

Governor Kathy Hochul will include legislation to allow New York City to control its own speed limits in her executive budget for the second year in a row.
The legislation, named after a 12-year-old victim of a traffic accident, would give the city the authority to lower the speed limit from 25 mph to 20 mph. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
NYC politics

Comptroller DiNapoli: Even with fewer drivers statewide, traffic fatalities have risen

Motor vehicle fatalities in New York State increased by 25.8% from 2019-2022, with the highest number of fatalities in a decade reported in 2022. [ more ]
Streetsblog
5 months ago
San Francisco

50 Years Since Nixon's 'National Speed Limit': A Tale of Missed Opportunities - Streetsblog USA

Advocates are working to lower speed limits on streets to improve pedestrian safety.
Nixon's National Maximum Speed Limit law in 1974 resulted in fewer road deaths for a brief period of time. [ more ]
Streetsblog
6 months ago
NYC politics

EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Hochul Again Seeks to Let New York City Lower its Speed Limits - Streetsblog New York City

Governor Kathy Hochul will include legislation to allow New York City to control its own speed limits in her executive budget for the second year in a row.
The legislation, named after a 12-year-old victim of a traffic accident, would give the city the authority to lower the speed limit from 25 mph to 20 mph. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
NYC politics

Comptroller DiNapoli: Even with fewer drivers statewide, traffic fatalities have risen

Motor vehicle fatalities in New York State increased by 25.8% from 2019-2022, with the highest number of fatalities in a decade reported in 2022. [ more ]
morespeed-limits
#bus-accident
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Police hunt witnesses as woman dies after being hit by bus at Victoria station

A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a bus at Victoria bus station in central London.
The Metropolitan Police are appealing for witnesses to the fatal crash. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Police on scene after pedestrian hit and killed by bus at London Victoria bus station

A pedestrian was hit by a bus at Victoria bus station in London and was declared dead at the scene.
The bus driver was taken to the hospital and police are trying to locate the pedestrian's next of kin. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Police hunt witnesses as woman dies after being hit by bus at Victoria station

A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a bus at Victoria bus station in central London.
The Metropolitan Police are appealing for witnesses to the fatal crash. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Police on scene after pedestrian hit and killed by bus at London Victoria bus station

A pedestrian was hit by a bus at Victoria bus station in London and was declared dead at the scene.
The bus driver was taken to the hospital and police are trying to locate the pedestrian's next of kin. [ more ]
morebus-accident
#cycling-infrastructure
Streetsblog
5 months ago
San Francisco

Oakland Breaks Ground on 14th Street Safety Project - Streetsblog San Francisco

The 14th Street Safety Project in Oakland aims to create a safer environment for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers.
The project will include wider sidewalks, curb-protected bike lanes, and a safe bike corridor between West Oakland and downtown. [ more ]
www.hackneygazette.co.uk
4 weeks ago
London

Cars have been banned from driving towards popular market street during the day

Extending bus gate hours in Lansdowne Drive to improve air quality and pedestrian safety. [ more ]
Streetsblog
5 months ago
San Francisco

Oakland Breaks Ground on 14th Street Safety Project - Streetsblog San Francisco

The 14th Street Safety Project in Oakland aims to create a safer environment for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers.
The project will include wider sidewalks, curb-protected bike lanes, and a safe bike corridor between West Oakland and downtown. [ more ]
www.hackneygazette.co.uk
4 weeks ago
London

Cars have been banned from driving towards popular market street during the day

Extending bus gate hours in Lansdowne Drive to improve air quality and pedestrian safety. [ more ]
morecycling-infrastructure
Brooklyn Paper
6 months ago
Brooklyn

'Overcome with pain': Family of Dyker Heights woman killed by pickup driver ask for community support * Brooklyn Paper

The family of Xiaohong Chen, who was killed by a pickup truck driver near her home, is grieving and facing financial difficulties.
Local politicians are advocating for increased pedestrian safety measures in response to the incident. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
6 months ago
San Francisco

Parking next to a crosswalk is now illegal in CA: Here's what you need to know

Parking next to a crosswalk is now illegal in California.
The law states that you cannot park within 20 feet of a crosswalk, regardless of whether it is marked or not. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
6 months ago
London

Pedestrian taken to hospital after being hit by bus in Lewisham

A pedestrian was injured in a collision with a bus in Lewisham.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital but her injuries are not life-threatening. [ more ]
Streetsblog
7 months ago
San Francisco

Weekend Roundup: West Oakland BART, Tenderloin Safety Money - Streetsblog San Francisco

West Oakland BART station is getting new fare gates to reduce fare evasion.
The Tenderloin neighborhood in San Francisco will receive $8 million in federal funding to improve pedestrian safety. [ more ]
Mission Local
7 months ago
Mission District

SF driver kills pedestrian in Rainbow Grocery lot

A driver struck and killed a pedestrian near Rainbow Grocery in San Francisco.
The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. [ more ]
#pedestrian safety
www.standard.co.uk
7 months ago
London

Rise in accidents involving London fire engines prompts warning to pedestrians and cyclists

The number of pedestrians and cyclists hit by London Fire Brigade vehicles has more than doubled in the last year.
Investigations have found the Brigade to be at fault for two collisions in 2023. [ more ]
Streetsblog
8 months ago
San Francisco

Golden Gate Greenway Funding Approved - Streetsblog San Francisco

San Francisco County Transportation Authority has authorized $1 million to fund the Golden Gate Greenway project in the Tenderloin district.
The project aims to close lanes on a block of Golden Gate Avenue to create green space and improve pedestrian safety.
The temporary implementation of the Golden Gate Greenway during the pandemic received support from the community and is now being made permanent. [ more ]
The Verge
8 months ago
Cars

Truck bloat is killing us, new crash data reveals

Crashes involving taller vehicles are 45% more likely to result in a fatality compared to vehicles with lower hood heights.
Pedestrian fatalities in the US are at a 40-year high, and the number of pedestrians killed has increased by 80% since 2009.
The auto industry is producing larger and taller SUVs and trucks, while car buyers are increasingly purchasing these vehicles in record numbers. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
7 months ago
London

Rise in accidents involving London fire engines prompts warning to pedestrians and cyclists

The number of pedestrians and cyclists hit by London Fire Brigade vehicles has more than doubled in the last year.
Investigations have found the Brigade to be at fault for two collisions in 2023. [ more ]
Streetsblog
8 months ago
San Francisco

Golden Gate Greenway Funding Approved - Streetsblog San Francisco

San Francisco County Transportation Authority has authorized $1 million to fund the Golden Gate Greenway project in the Tenderloin district.
The project aims to close lanes on a block of Golden Gate Avenue to create green space and improve pedestrian safety.
The temporary implementation of the Golden Gate Greenway during the pandemic received support from the community and is now being made permanent. [ more ]
The Verge
8 months ago
Cars

Truck bloat is killing us, new crash data reveals

Crashes involving taller vehicles are 45% more likely to result in a fatality compared to vehicles with lower hood heights.
Pedestrian fatalities in the US are at a 40-year high, and the number of pedestrians killed has increased by 80% since 2009.
The auto industry is producing larger and taller SUVs and trucks, while car buyers are increasingly purchasing these vehicles in record numbers. [ more ]
morepedestrian safety
www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
Ruby on Rails

Reckless' pedestrians miss being hit by train by seconds

Pedestrians narrowly avoid train accidents at level crossings prompting Network Rail's safety reminder. [ more ]
Time Out New York
1 week ago
Brooklyn

Here are all the Open Streets in NYC right now

New York City's Open Street program transforms iconic streets into pedestrian and cyclist-friendly urban spaces during set weekly hours. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 week ago
California

Incomplete Streets Part 1: How Caltrans Shortchanges Pedestrians - Streetsblog California

The governor's budget cuts prioritize freeways over active transportation programs, undermining climate change efforts. [ more ]
#traffic-deaths
SFGATE
2 weeks ago
San Francisco

Why San Francisco can't keep its pedestrians safe

Vision Zero initiative aims to eliminate traffic deaths in major cities like San Francisco, but effectiveness remains questionable as pedestrian deaths have increased. [ more ]
Streetsblog
4 weeks ago
Cars

The People Who Design our Roads and Cars Are Both Telling the Same Deadly Lie - Streetsblog USA

Vehicles size contributes to pedestrian fatalities. Road deaths continue to rise despite advancements in traffic safety. [ more ]
SFGATE
2 weeks ago
San Francisco

Why San Francisco can't keep its pedestrians safe

Vision Zero initiative aims to eliminate traffic deaths in major cities like San Francisco, but effectiveness remains questionable as pedestrian deaths have increased. [ more ]
Streetsblog
4 weeks ago
Cars

The People Who Design our Roads and Cars Are Both Telling the Same Deadly Lie - Streetsblog USA

Vehicles size contributes to pedestrian fatalities. Road deaths continue to rise despite advancements in traffic safety. [ more ]
moretraffic-deaths
www.standard.co.uk
2 weeks ago
London

Eleven cyclists a day fined for running red lights in London as police get tough on law-breaking riders

Cyclists in London face fines for running red lights and riding on pavements, as police strive to enforce traffic laws. [ more ]
BKReader
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

East Flatbush Accident Leaves Boy, 12, Critically Injured

The intersection at Church Avenue and Kings Highway in East Flatbush has a history of car accidents. [ more ]
News 12 - Long Island
3 weeks ago
NYC food

NYC reducing speed limits in select areas as Sammy's Law comes into effect

New York City reduces speed limit in certain areas with Sammy's Law. [ more ]
theconversation.com
1 month ago
Cars

Badly Designed Streets Are an Overlooked Car Crash Cause, Traffic Engineer Warns

Increasing vehicle size contributes to pedestrian fatalities; engineering safer streets is crucial to reduce road deaths. [ more ]
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