Wednesday, January 1, 2014

From The Atlantic Cities
A Before-and-After Guide to Safer Streets

  • ERIC JAFFE In the past decade or so, New York has seen a considerable decline in traffic fatalities (30 percent since 2001) and an even more dramatic decrease in the risk of serious injury among cyclists (72 percent since 2000). 

  • At the heart of these public safety achievements is better street design. City streets are far from perfect, but as officials have reduced space for cars, they've improved mobility for everyone. Read more: A Before-and-After Guide to Safer Streets - Eric Jaffe - The Atlantic Cities
NYC DOT Making Streets Safer pdf.

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