Reported traffic crashes are increasing nationally, statewide and locally — including nearly 21 percent increase in Grand Rapids between 2009 and 2016, according to the City Commission.
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The City Commission approved the ordinance that starts Tuesday — it's in effort to reduce the city's higher-than-average pedestrian-involved crashes in 2018. The new ordinance is part of a larger initiative called "Vision Zero," which is intended to eliminate traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries.