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U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Soar In ‘Total Failure’ As States Prioritize Vehicle Speed, Traffic Flow

Pedestrian traffic-safety measures have been “a total failure” according to an advocacy group’s new report that found U.S. pedestrian fatalities jumped 45% over the last decade as planners prioritized vehicle speed and traffic flow over the lives of those on foot.  The report, “Dangerous by Design 2021,” compiled by the urban planning nonprofit Smart Growth America, […]

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Bolsonaro Tells Brazilians To Stop ‘Whining’ And ‘Move On’ After Record COVID-19 Deaths

BRASILIA (Reuters) — After two straight days of record COVID-19 deaths in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday told Brazilians to stop “whining” and move on, in his latest remarks attacking distancing measures and downplaying the gravity of the pandemic. Brazil has the world’s second-highest death toll over the past year, after the United States. […]