Bike-car crashes drop to 10-year low in GR

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A push for safer roads seems to be working in Grand Rapids.

On Monday, city officials announced record-breaking results from its Vision Zero Summer of Safety Campaign, which is aimed at making the roads more bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly.

The results show that there were 40 crashes involving bicyclists and cars between April and September. That's the lowest number since 2008, according to the report.

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On Monday, city officials announced record-breaking results from its Vision Zero Summer of Safety Campaign, which is aimed at making the roads more bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly.

The results show that there were 40 crashes involving bicyclists and cars between April and September. That's the lowest number since 2008, according to the report.

"We are building on a really strong foundation as we continue to work to make sure that Grand Rapids is a safe place for everyone, regardless of their mode of transportation," Mayor Rosalyn Bliss said at an afternoon press conference.

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