Why Should I Care

A mother, a father, and a grandmother of young people killed by cars have used their experience to organize for safer streets.

Lizi Raman, Beverly Shelton, and Dr. Frank Cruz speak with Bike Talk hosts Lindsay Sturman and Galen Mook.

Lizi got a bike lane installed on the infamous “Boulevard of Death,” Queens Boulevard in NYC. Lizi worked to transform Queens Boulevard into a “Boulevard of Life” after her son Asif was killed on his bike there.

5 year old Zachary was killed by a car in a crosswalk in Berkeley, California. “Grandma” Beverly Shelton founded Families for Safe Streets Southern California, and her son, Dr. Frank Cruz, founded The Zachary Michael Cruz Foundation.

48:35-Lindsay’s interview with Dutch traffic engineer Dick Van Veen

Edited by Kevin Burton