Pedestrian and bike collisions are a policy failure

An 8 year old in Texas was struck and killed this week and police blamed the kid for “riding in an area that isn’t safe for pedestrians or people riding bikes”

Katelyn Burns
3 min readSep 30, 2022

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Google street view of the stretch of road where the child was struck

According to a KHOU report, an 8 year old child was riding his bike near his home in the Houston area when he…

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Katelyn Burns

Political journalist. The first openly trans Capitol Hill reporter in US history. Writing about more than just trans issues. Follow her on Twitter @transscribe