Houston Looks To Cut Down On 'Close Calls' For Cyclists And Pedestrians05:29
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A young boy rides his bicycle along Houston's Buffalo Bayou as it snakes its way into downtown below a highway overpass, Friday, April 18, 2014. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
A young boy rides his bicycle along Houston's Buffalo Bayou as it snakes its way into downtown below a highway overpass, Friday, April 18, 2014. (Pat Sullivan/AP)

As Houston rebuilds after Hurricane Harvey, many residents are hoping for improvements, like making the city safer for bicyclists and pedestrians. Cycling and pedestrian fatalities have been climbing and so are "close calls" — the incidents where people are almost hit.

Researchers there are trying to figure out just how often those near-misses happen and why. Gail Delaughter (@Gail_HPM) from Houston Public Media reports.

This segment aired on September 29, 2017.

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