October 2018

Are Pedestrian Deaths Down in Manhattan?

Posted on October 21, 2018 in
Case Study A study done in early 2018 did indeed indicate that pedestrian deaths are down, but pedestrian and bicycle advocates say more needs to be done to achieve the goal of zero traffic-related deaths. Vision Zero is a set of initiatives and a comprehensive plan started under Mayor Bill DeBlasio intended to eliminate all traffic-related deaths by 2024. Although many argue that the goal is at least lofty, many of the safety protocols put in place seem to have been working and pedestrian deaths have fallen forty-five (45%)...
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