Transportation Committee Redraft: An Act to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

Senator Brownsberger, Rep. Rogers, Rep. Hecht, several other legislators and a coalition of bicycle, pedestrian and transportation advocates worked to develop, An Act to Reduce Traffic Fatalities, which included several different measures to improve road safety.  The Joint Committee on Transportation recently reported favorably a redraft of the bill, which has been sent to the Committee […]

Duckboat Safety

Dear Members of the Vision Zero Coalition and the Greater Street Safety Community My husband and I have worked to try to make the streets of Boston safer following the death of our daughter Allison. She was struck and killed by a Duckboat tour vehicle April 30th, 2016. We have been told by the authorities […]

An Act to reduce traffic fatalities

Senator Brownsberger, Representatives Rogers and Hecht along with several other legislators and a coalition of bicycle, pedestrian and transportation advocates worked together to develop a bill, An Act to Reduce Traffic Fatalities, which includes several measures to improve road safety. This comprehensive road safety bill includes: • childhood bicycle education • large vehicle safety equipment […]