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Opinion: America’s Traffic Death Epidemic is a Public Health Emergency. The Surgeon General Should Treat It Like One. 

Traffic violence claims almost as many lives as gun violence. So why hasn't the surgeon general declared it a public health emergency?

July 2, 2024

Latest Pedestrian and Cyclist Fatality Stats Are Deadly Déja-Vu

America's minuscule dip in overall deaths is being offset by record-setting fatalities among the most vulnerable.

April 3, 2024

‘World Day of Remembrance’: Connecting Grief to Activism

Here's why events like a "Ride for Your Life" are so important — and how to keep the spirit going long after World Day of Remembrance is over.

November 20, 2023

‘I’m Not Grieving Alone’: New Play Explores a Father’s Journey After Losing Two Children to Traffic Violence

Colin Campbell and his wife Gail Lerner lost both their children in a car crash with impaired driver. A new play explores how to talk about similar tragedies.

September 27, 2023

Police Arrest Driver Who Killed Little Girl at 4th and King

That's a good start. But the criminality of this tragedy goes well beyond a single driver.

August 18, 2023

How Four Black Advocates Are Charting a Path to a More Inclusive Bike Community

Streetsblog talked to four Black bike advocates in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and the Twin Cities to get a snapshot of how they're fighting to overcome challenges and expand the vision for what a Black cycling community could look like.

August 17, 2023