Recent Streetsblog LA posts about T 4 America

Transportation 4 America Report: Federal and Local Governments Need to Address Pedestrian Safety

This morning, Transportation for America (T4A) released a report, “Dangerous by Design” which gives a state-by-state ranking of how dangerous each state is for pedestrians.  While there are certainly worse states to take a walk in than California, 6,957 Californians died (of 47,700 nationally) while walking as result of a crash between 2000 and 2009. […]

Two Important Transit Bills Moving in Sacramento

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(Ryan Wiggins is Transportation for America’s an on the ground in Southern California.  Last week he presented a primer on transportation funding at “Expanding Our Public Transit Options: Resources to Keep LA Moving Forward?” a Salon put on by Breathe L.A.  He was nice enough to share his notes with us in a two-part series.  […]

Behind the Numbers: California’s Bridges Might Be Worse Off Than We Think

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Earlier this week, Transportation for America released a report on the state of America’s bridges.  Capitol Hill Streetsblog broke down those numbers yesterday, but the numbers for California were even worse.  According to “The Fix We’re In For: The State of California’s Bridges,” 11.8% of California bridges are “structurally deficient” and this figure will continue […]