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How much money do road diets save?

How much money do road diets save?

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Can road diets do more than promote safety and save space for pedestrians — can they also save cash? Turning a four-lane undivided road into three lanes, and then converting the fourth lane into bike lanes, sidewalks, on-street parking, or a combination is widely thought to benefit the primary users of the extra space, but […]

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Black pedestrians must wait 32% longer than whites at U.S. crosswalks

Black pedestrians must wait 32% longer than whites at U.S. crosswalks

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Black pedestrians may be experiencing discrimination at crosswalks, according to a new study. “Racial bias in driver yielding behavior at crosswalks” by researchers Tara Goddard, Kimberly Barsamian Kahn and Arlie Adkins found that black participants were twice as likely as white participants to be passed by two-plus cars. Additionally, the found that black participants experienced a […]

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