28 Blog Posts From the PEDESTRIAN Tag


International Anti-Car Nonsense: NMA E-Newsletter #576

International Anti-Car Nonsense: NMA E-Newsletter #576

We recently updated and republished a popular post, Do Vision Zero Programs Equal More Traffic Accidents?, on the NMA Blog. The article points to several examples of cities where pedestrian/bicyclist accident and fatalities rates have not improved, and in many instances have increased, after expensive Vision Zero programs have been implemented. Such programs have the […]

Indivisibility of Cars and Commuting

Indivisibility of Cars and Commuting

By Shelia Dunn, NMA Communications Director  Editor’s Note: This post first appeared in November 2019 as the NMA E-Newsletter #567. One of the exciting elements of the October 5 Keep the US Moving Conference (KLAM) attended by both Gary Biller, NMA President and Shelia Dunn, NMA Communications Director, was meeting others who study urban commuting. Mariya Frost, Transportation […]

Letter From Ojai: Keep the US Moving Blog for January 22, 2020

Letter From Ojai: Keep the US Moving Blog for January 22, 2020

This blog is a collaboration between the National Motorists Association and the Keep the US Moving (KUSM) group written and curated by NMA Communications Director Shelia Dunn (with some guest authors as indicated). The KUSM weekly blog focuses on road diets, traffic calming and programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets.   The NMA […]

Shenanigans Abound in the Washington State Ballot Initiative over Car Fees: NMA E-Newsletter #575

Shenanigans Abound in the Washington State Ballot Initiative over Car Fees: NMA E-Newsletter #575

Motorists are not cash cows, and it is time elected officials stop treating us as such! In Washington State, Tim Eyman decided he didn’t think it was fair for everyone in the state to pay for big city transit projects through ever increasing vehicle registration fees (or car tabs, as the locals call them). Anger […]

Do Vision Zero Programs equal more Traffic Accidents?

Do Vision Zero Programs equal more Traffic Accidents?

By Shelia Dunn, NMA Communications Director Editor’s Note: This post first appeared as Newsletter #559 on September 29, 2019. This post includes a few updates. Many cities and states around the country have adopted a Vision Zero program which strives for zero traffic deaths, usually by a specific year. Some of the oldest programs, though, […]

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