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The most dangerous time to cross the street

The most dangerous time to cross the street

February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

It sounds like the opening of a bad joke: When is the worst time to cross the street? The answer has serious implications for pedestrian safety. As reported by FastCompany, five years of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data reveals that twilight is the most dangerous time for pedestrians to cross the street. User […]

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Have scientists been measuring traffic wrong all this time?

Have scientists been measuring traffic wrong all this time?

February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Transportation is changing, compelling experts to reexamine the way they analyze transport problems – and they may have been operating with faulty data for decades, argues Todd Litman, executive director of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, in a recent blog post on Planetizen. In the past, efforts to figure out how effective transportation systems are […]

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