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What Weâ€re FollowingCrossroads: The United States is on track to report its highest number of pedestrian fatalities since 1990, with an estimated 6,227 deaths in the preliminary 2018 data. Researchers say the surge in deaths shows that something has gone terribly wrong in the last 10 years.There are many clues as to why. Americans are spending more time driving, smartphones have introduced new distractions, and more lethal heavy-duty SUVs have proliferated. And old dangers that inhibit driversâ€?like darkness and alcoholâ€?have remained stubbornly pervasive.U.S. Pedestrian Fatalities 1990-2018 (Governors Highway Safety Association)On the other side of the windshield, people inside Americaâ€s cars and trucks have never been better protected. As pedestrian deaths increased by 35 percent from 2008 to 2017, the number of all other traffic deaths dropped by 6 percent. The pedestrian picture isnâ€t entirely bleak: Local Vision Zero plans that are specifically geared at improving pedestrian safety appear to have been effective, as the 10 largest cities reported a 15 percent decline in pedestrian fatalities in 2017. But those efforts have concentrated on city downtowns, while a growing number of fatal crashes are happening in the suburbs and exurbs. CityLabâ€s Sarah Holder has the story: The Stark Traffic Safety Divideâ€?Andrew SmallMore on CityLabMinneapolis†Snow Parking Ban Winks at its Pro-Transit Future Sorry, drivers. Record-breaking February snowfall has forced the Twin Cities to remove more than a third of their street parking.David MontgomeryHow Marvel Packs a Universe Into New York City The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a massive mythos with the Big Apple at its center. Hereâ€s what Spider-Man, Iron Man, and other superheroes say about their city.Nolan GrayJane Jacobs and the Power of Women Planners In a field dominated by men, Jacobs broke through with groundbreaking, decidedly female ideas about how cities should workRoberta Brandes GratzA Major Chicago Public Housing Lawsuit Ends. The Segregation It Confronted Lives On. Over 50 years after the “Gautreauxâ€� case began, the cityâ€s neighborhoods remain divided along racial lines.Sophie Kasakove Sex, Vomit, and Criminalized Pedestrians: Is This the Future of Self-Driving Cars? In Episode 2 of our new podcast Technopolis, we take you on a tour of autonomous vehicles†little-considered effects.Molly Turner and Jim KapsisWhat Weâ€re ReadingThe Midwest will likely raise gas taxesâ€?and widen highways (Streetsblog)Airbnb is buying into the hotel industry (Quartz)Is Chicago done with “tribalâ€� voting? (Chicago magazine)Dollar Tree was once considered “Amazon-proof.â€� Now itâ€s closing hundreds of stores. (Vox)People bought the “panhandle murderâ€� story because they think the worst of Baltimore (Washington Post)Tell your friends about the CityLab Daily! Forward this newsletter to someone who loves cities and encourage them to subscribe. Send your own comments, feedback, and tips to hello@citylab.com.