Better street design is no panacea for traffic deaths

Earlier this fall, the Charlotte City Council discussed the rise in traffic fatalities, both for pedestrians and people in cars and trucks.

The Charlotte Department of Transportation does have a program to retrofit streets to make them safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists.

CDOT’s work has been praised by neighborhood groups, as well as Sustain Charlotte, which lobbies for more pedestrian-friendly infrastructure. 

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