Does the recent jaywalking enforcement help reduce pedestrian accidents?
Since the de Blasio administration launched The Vision Zero program to reduce traffic injuries and fatalities in New York, jaywalking tickets have been increasing significantly. By the end of last year, according to NYPD statistics, jaywalking summonses had nearly quadrupled the average for the previous six year. In a long article, the Village Voice looks at the history of Jaywalking in the city since 1920 and question the manner it is being enforced by the NYPD these days. Read the complete article here