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Pedestrian, Traffic Fatalities Prompting Meetings In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A series of recent pedestrian and traffic fatalities in and around Las Vegas have police and academics planning meetings this week to talk about making streets safer for people on foot and in vehicles. 112 more words


DPS: 2014 Traffic Deaths Fall To Near Record-Low

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Traffic deaths decreased to a near record-low in 2014, according to figures released Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

Officials said the number of traffic fatalities was at its lowest level since 1944.  179 more words


Illinois Traffic Deaths Reached Lowest Total In Decades In 2014

CHICAGO (CBS) – As much as most Illinois residents hated last winter’s snowy, frigid weather, state transportation officials said there was a silver lining.

Last year saw the fewest traffic deaths on Illinois roads in nearly a century. 146 more words


NYC Hit a 100-Year Low on Pedestrian Deaths

About 130 pedestrians died in New York City traffic accidents last year, the lowest number since the city began keeping such records 100 years ago. Overall, traffic fatalities in the city fell to about 250, down from 300 in 2013. 319 more words

Things Are Getting Better

Things are Getting Better – and a Disclaimer

 In a blog dedicated to all things positive, optimistic, and humorous, it is time to catalogue what I mean by first noting that things ARE getting better, though not necessarily easier. 1,915 more words

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