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Cities Block Off Streets for Rich Neighborhoods, Not for Bike/Walk Safety – Part 2

Cities know street closures work to divert and calm car traffic, they shouldn't be shy about using diverters/closures for prioritizing the safety and convenience of people getting around on foot and on bike

June 12, 2024

Report: Pedestrian Deaths at a Forty-Year High

Dangerous By Design report shows trends are going in the wrong direction in most metropolitan areas. California is no exception.

June 3, 2024

Little ‘Radical’ Cyclists Invade Oakland

Some Oakland motorists may have been slightly delayed Saturday by hordes of children having fun biking around Lake Merritt

May 14, 2024

Advocates Push for Safety Improvements in San Diego

"Fix the Fatal 15" calls attention to the fifteen most dangerous intersections in the city, and advocates offer inexpensive, practical solutions.

May 13, 2024

Update on Oakland DOT’s Lakeshore Protected Bike Lane Project

Public seems fairly positive and accepting towards the coming project. Let's hope it stays that way

May 6, 2024

Friday Video: How to Make Places Safe For Non-Drivers After Dark

A top Paris pedestrian planner, a leading GIS professional, and Streetsblog's own Kea Wilson weigh in on the roots of America's nighttime road safety crisis, and the strategies that can help end it.

May 3, 2024

Study: When Speed Limits Rise on Interstates, So Do Crash Hot Spots on Nearby Roads

Rising interstate speeds don't just make roads deadlier for people who drive on them — and local decision makers need to be prepared.

April 25, 2024

Independent Safety Advocates Beef up the Wiggle

Signs and soft-hit posts installed by advocates make the Wiggle bike route calmer and safer for cyclists and pedestrians

April 25, 2024

CalBike Summit to Advocates: Don’t Take No for an Answer

"Persistence with kindness." "Keep trying different things." "You have to be kind of annoying." "Light up their phones."

April 23, 2024