How Jersey City Got to Zero Traffic Deaths on Its Streets

It’s been another bad year on the roads of New Jersey. Mirroring national trends, the Garden State saw a spike in traffic fatalities after the pandemic’s onset in 2020, and the pattern hasn’t let up. Roadway deaths jumped nearly 20% between 2020 and 2021, and have come down less than a percentage point since, within a morbid margin of error of 2021’s high.

But a different story is playing out in Jersey City.

This town outside of New York City scored the biggest traffic safety success story of 2022.

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