Yesterday, I mentioned that the Fresno Bee is littered with stories every day about pedestrians being killed, motorists dieing, people shooting cyclists, and so on and so forth. I posted a screen capture indicating the toll that autoviolence takes on the region.
I just wanted to make it clear that I didn’t cherry pick a list of headlines. It really is something we see day in and day out.
It really is a pattern. And it’s time that it changed. City government and the local police need to take a look at the violence and maybe start connecting the line between the number of unnecessary deaths and the way the roads continue to be designed.
Here’s what the Fresno Bee website looks like 24 hours later.