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The New York Times: When Pedestrians Get Mixed Signals

In #WALKinPVD, Crosswalks, Outside Providence, Road Design by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

“We’re heavily enforcing pedestrian violations because they’re impeding traffic and causing too many accidents and deaths,” said Lt. Lydia Leos of the Los Angeles Police Department. Thus a familiar pattern reasserts itself: The best way to reduce pedestrian deaths is to issue tickets to pedestrians. A similar dynamic can be seen in recent weeks after a spate of pedestrian deaths …

Public comment on Northeast Corridor rail plan through Sept. 14th

In Transportation by Jef Nickerson2 Comments

Federal Railroad Administration is running a planning program of future needs along the Northeast Corridor rail system and encourages public input: Welcome to NEC FUTURE, a comprehensive planning effort to define, evaluate and prioritize future investments in the Northeast Corridor (NEC), launched by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in February 2012. FRA’s work will include new ideas and approaches to …