Drivers in Grand Rapids required to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks

Drivers in Grand Rapids required to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks
Drivers in Grand Rapids required to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks
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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. 


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