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Transportation Nation

Council Bill Would Require NYPD to Share Collision Reports

Monday, March 24, 2014

WNYC

Family members say they want easy access to reports that contain the details of how their loved ones died.

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Transportation Nation

Washington First City in Nation to Deploy Stop Sign, Crosswalk Cams

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

WAMU

As Washington becomes the first city in the U.S. to deploy cameras to catch drivers who run stop signs and crosswalks, block the box, and drive oversized or overweight commercial vehicles in residential neighborhoods, safety researchers are launching a study to measure the new cameras' effectiveness.

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Transportation Nation

Tears Flow as Council Ponders Speeding Bill

Thursday, October 31, 2013

WNYC

There was not a dry eye in the room Thursday morning as the parents and sister of a 12-year old boy killed by a van in Brooklyn testified in favor of a bill reducing speed limits in New York City's residential areas to 20 mph. The chair of the City Council's transportation committee, reporters, even the taxi owner lobbyist who'd come to testify against the bill -- couldn't stop crying. We were sobbing too.

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Transportation Nation

Two-Second Rule: Feds Issue Distracted Driving Guidelines to Automakers

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

WAMU

Two seconds is enough time for you to do something with your built-in navigation or communication system while you are driving, according to new guidelines issued by federal safety officials to automakers.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

All's Faire

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The White House has been trying to codify drone strike policy. Scott Shane of The New York Times talks about his reporting on why the Obama administration has recently been keen on creating a rule book. Plus: Neil Barofsky on the change of leadership at the SEC; what’s behind a spike in traffic-related deaths in New York City; WNYC’s Beth Fertig on this year’s report cards for NYC high schools; Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics; and a new book examines American culture at the Renaissance Faire.

WNYC News

New York Traffic Deaths Hit Historic Low

Thursday, December 29, 2011

WNYC

The Bloomberg administration says the city will have the lowest number of traffic fatalities in its history this year.

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