TRAFFIC - Tom Vanderbilt in NYT: Jaywalking Tickets Don’t Make Streets Safer

Enforcement of jaywalking doesn’t improve pedestrian safety. So what will? Tom Vanderbilt, best-selling author of Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do, gave a succinct answer in a New York Times op-ed this weekend. Our cities will be safer to walk in when we have “better walking infrastructure, slower car speeds and more pedestrians.”What keeps people safe when walking? Other people walking. What makes people want to walk? Safe conditions. Photo: ...

What keeps people safe when walking? Other people walking. What makes people want to walk? Safe conditions. Photo: ##http://www.flickr.com/photos/purincess/3695844638/##Purin Phanichphant/flickr##

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