pedestrian safety

What Will It Take to Eliminate Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities in NJ?

The New Jersey Department of Transportation adopted the Zero Deaths National Strategy with the vision of achieving zero fatalities on all public roads by the year 2050 by prioritizing safety for the most vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, bicyclists, and other users of wheeled and mobility transports. But how can this be accomplished?

Distracted Walking: A Critical Analysis of the Real Risks and Solutions

Dissecting the “Distracted Walking” Narrative Pedestrian deaths have risen by a staggering 35% between 2008 and 2017 in the United States. This alarming statistic has prompted widespread concern, with many attributing this to the rise of ‘distracted walking’. The...

Raising Kids Would Be So Much Better Without Cars

As Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says, we’re facing a crisis on our roadways. The death rate of children younger than 15 has more than doubled since 2018, from 5.8% to 11.9%, and that’s just for pedestrian deaths related to speeding, not for other scenarios,...

Kelcie Ralph, PhD, named to Mobility Safety Advisory Group

The National Safety Council (NSC) set up a Mobility Safety Advisory Group (MSAG) of non-NSC people from the private sector, government, non-profit organizations and academia which will advise the NSC Roadway Safety Practice on tactics and strategies that can best...


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