City leaders and safety advocates in Fort Lauderdale have a goal: Zero traffic deaths.
No one dying on bicycles. No one killed in car accidents. No one fatally struck while crossing the street.
It’s a lofty one, considering Fort Lauderdale has a horrible track record when it comes to traffic safety. In the last five years, there have been nearly 41,000 auto accidents, 134 deaths and 1,450 injuries just of bicyclists and pedestrians, according to state and federal data. Continue reading →