Smartphones Don’t Kill Pedestrians, Cars Do

Every few months we get to read the same misinformed story about “distracted walking” — how pedestrians are too busy looking at their phones to safely walk across the street. But Facebook updates aren’t the real problem here.

There Are No Accidents

Earlier this week morning commuters witnessed a gruesome scene at a busy Brooklyn intersection. An SUV struck several vehicles then hit a cyclist, tangling the bike’s frame in its tyres. The cyclist died immediately, his body covered in a white sheet in the middle of the road. Still, many news…