Latest Pedestrian Stories

2011-02-21 13:38:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The news that more than 622 pedestrians were killed in traffic-related accidents in Washington since 2000 does not appear to deter nearly one-third of Washington drivers who, according to PEMCO Insurance's latest poll, admit to jaywalking.

2011-01-05 08:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Federation of the Blind today commended President Barack Obama for signing into law the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (S.

2010-12-16 14:14:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed S.

2010-12-16 13:51:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind today commended the United States House of Representatives for passing the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (S.

2010-10-25 13:41:35

The annual Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating is a good time to teach children the importance of incorporating walking into a daily routine to increase physical activity.

2010-10-05 08:17:00

International Walk to School Day Activities Mark 11 Years of FedEx Support of Safe Kids Worldwide WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-02-25 10:00:00

Pedestrian Safety Bill Gains Two-Hundredth Cosponsor WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act, H.R. 734, gained its two-hundredth cosponsor today.

2009-11-10 06:15:00

American pressure groups came together on Monday to push authorities to invest more money in health and reducing greenhouse emissions.

2009-07-08 10:19:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 4, 2009, the Washington, D.C. Department of Transportation (DDOT) and Traffax Inc. with the assistance of Transportation Perspectives Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.