Tag Archives: safety

Highland Reservoir 1 Service Area

1 Feb


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So, PWSA messed up again, this time by letting the chlorine levels in the Highland Park Reservoir to get too low, increasing the chances of bacterial contamination. If you live in the blue zone, don’t drink your water unless you have a filter that filters out bacteria, or boil your water for at least a minute. There is also an alert for ice that you may have made today, or brushing your teeth or washing your dishes.

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On a related note, whoever is responding to questions on their Twitter account is on fire.


Fatal traffic crashes involving speed in the United States, 2010-2015

10 Dec


Speed Kills, dawg.

The map is pretty self-explanitory.

Click to see it on the National Coalition for Safer Roads site

The 10 Cities with the most speed-related fatal crashes

  1. Los Angeles
  2. New York
  3. Houston
  4. Chicago
  5. San Antonio
  6. Dallas
  7. Phoenix
  8. Fort Worth
  9. Detroit
  10. Kansas City

WPRDC’s Allegheny County Crash Data 2014

2 Nov


Just a different, really clean view of the recently released Allegheny County Crash Data, created by WPRDC. This is the 2014 numbers only, but you can click between “All,” “Bicycles,” “Pedestrians,” and the heat map.

Find out more.


Homicide: Pittsburgh and Allegheny County

30 Oct


A morbid look into the homicides in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, sortable by type.

Care of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Safety on Two Wheels, 2006-2012

30 Oct

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Mapping Pittsburgh’s bike accidents, 2006-2012

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s interactive map showing where all of the reported bicycle crashes took place.



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