In this clever short video from Adam Ruins Everything, Adam Conover shows how historic streets were the realm of people, not cars, and explains that the concept of "jaywalking" was actually manufactured by car companies to keep themselves in business. The repercussions of this sort of blame-shifting are still widely evident today.
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The consequence for minor lapses in judgment shouldn’t be death.
These four steps will help you assess whether your town is a safe place for children to walk and bike on their own.
Of all the urbanism specialists with tunnel vision, fire chiefs, fire marshals, and traffic engineers are probably the most dangerous.