Road construction signs blocked the sidewalk outside Tuesday’s Town Hall meeting. Thanks @biketalktulsa for capturing this photo:
Local news stations reported this week that Tulsa ranks among the deadliest places for pedestrians. Tulsa won’t see any of the funds available for high risk cities because the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office has declined to pursue this grant.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) launched a new campaign and website this week, Everyone is a Pedestrian. The project focuses on engineering, education and enforcement resources for state officials.
“Every 36 hours a New Yorker dies in traffic…” Transportation Alternatives held a rally in NYC this week calling for action regarding pedestrian deaths: