Report: Americans Are Walking Less as Pedestrian Deaths Rise
America's walking rates took a nosedive during the pandemic — and they still haven't recovered.
Study: Yes, SUVs Are Deadlier Than Cars — But on Fast Arterials, Pedestrians Die No Matter What
In car-dependent Tennessee, SUVs and pick-ups aren't driving the pedestrian death surge — because speed limits are so high that even the smallest cars will kill anyone they might strike.
What is the Life of a Dead Pedestrian Worth?
A Seattle police officer sparked outrage when he joked that the death of pedestrian Jaahnavi Kandula might be settled for as little as $11,000. Some families get even less.
Opinion: How American vs. Danish Pedestrian Laws Stack Up
The subtle wording of American pedestrian safety laws reveals a lot about whose lives we prioritize on our roads — especially compared with the same policies in Denmark
LAPD Traffic Safety PSA Scolds Pedestrian for Getting Hit by Red Light Runner
Sometimes recycling isn't good for the environment.
Which Cities Have the Fewest Drinking Fountains — And What It Means for Walking and Biking
As climate change causes temperatures to climb, should cities be doing more to help people who walk and bike stay cool and hydrated?
Our America: To Combat Alleged Crime, One Town is Banning Walking and Biking at Night
Police and city officials in a small Lousiana town have banned biking and walking after 11 p.m., leaving some advocates concerned about government overreach and the law’s potential on marginalized communities.
In the U.S., Drivers Hit the Deadliest Speeds in Places People Walk
Drivers across America are hitting deadly speeds in neighborhoods with lots of walkers — and a lot of them aren't even breaking the law when they do it.
Pedestrian Deaths Set a Four-Decade Record in 2022 (Yes, Again)
2021 was the deadliest year on record for U.S. pedestrians since the early 80s — until 2022 topped it.