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“To motivate, educate, and empower citizens to create safer and more accessible walking

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Massachusetts to close some park roadways to expand pedestrian, bicycle access

State officials said they would close some segments of three parkways to vehicular traffic in state parks and open it up to pedestrian and bicyclists in an effort to encourage social distancing. The sections of roadways will close to vehicular traffic on Friday at dusk and the Department of Conservation and Recreation said they will evaluate the effectiveness of the measure after the weekend. DCR said it will also reduce parking capacity at state parks statewide starting Saturday, and continue the measure indefinitely.Parkways that will open to pedestrians and cyclists include:William J. Day Boulevard between Farragut Road and Shore Drive in the city of Boston (South Boston)Francis Parkman Drive between Perkins Street and the Arborway in the city of Boston (Jamaica Plain)Greenough Boulevard (Little Greenough) between Arsenal Street and North Beacon Street in WatertownThe state urges people to only visit parks that are close to home, limit excursions to short … Read More

Pedestrian dies in hospital after being hit by car in Spartanburg County, troopers say

UP IN A FEW MINUTES. GEOFF: THANK YOU. A PEDESTRIAN HAS DIED ONE DAY AFTER THEY WERE HIT BY A CAR IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY. TROOPERS SAY THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED ON WOOD STREET, JUST OUTSIDE OF SPARTANBURG AROUND 11:30 P.M. MONDAY. THE PEDESTRIAN WAS TAKEN BY EMS TO A HOSPITAL, WHERE THEY DIED TUESDAY. TROOPERS SAY NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN F

Pedestrian dies in hospital after being hit by car in Spartanburg County, troopers say

John Maurice Wesley died Wednesday morning


A pedestrian died after he was hit by a car in Spartanburg County, according to highway patrol troopers.Trooper Joe Hovis says the accident happened on Wood Street, just outside of Spartanburg around 11:30 p.m. Monday.Hovis says a 2012 Nissan was traveling east on Wood Street, when it hit a pedestrian in the roadway.The pedestrian was taken by EMS to Spartanburg Medical Center, and

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ADOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Program

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Bicyclist Safety Action Plan

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2018 Bicyclist Safety Action Plan Update uses a data-driven approach to assess bicyclist-motorist crashes on the State Highway System (SHS) during the period 2012-2016. The Plan identifies steps, actions, and potential countermeasures that, upon implementation and over time, will measurably reduce bicyclist crashes, injuries, and fatalities on the SHS.

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Development of a Bicyclist & Pedestrian Count Strategy Plan for the AZ State Highway System

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The ADOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Strategy Plan is the first step for ADOT to implement a bicycle and pedestrian count program. The program is designed to support safety assessments, performance measurement, and reporting such as key bicycle and pedestrian indicators and targets established in the ADOT Statewide Bicycle Pedestrian Plan Update.

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Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

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The 2017 Pedestrian

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Man accused of drunkenly hitting pedestrian in South Austin, driving with ‘mangled corpse’ in vehicle

AUSTIN, Texas — A man accused of drunkenly hitting a pedestrian in South Austin on Saturday night drove for half a mile with the body before stopping at a bar, according to an affidavit.

Witnesses told police Paul Joseph Garcia, 24, was driving a 2014 white Ford Focus without headlights at high speed when he hit pedestrian Lee Martin Cagle, 55, who was walking near Slaughter Lane.

The body of the pedestrian reportedly went through Garcia’s car windshield, landing on the passenger seat. The affidavit said Cagle had extreme, traumatic head injuries and some body extremities detached and left in the roadway and inside the vehicle.

Garcia allegedly proceeded to drive south on Menchaca Road after the incident, before stopping outside South Austin Beer Garden. Witnesses told police he calmly walked away from his car and entered the beer garden barefoot.

Garcia was not served alcohol and was

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