These Moms Are Fighting To Turn Their Worst Nightmare Into Safer Streets For Our Kids. TW: child loss

by Alison Bucalo

Amy Cohen and Sofia Russo never thought they would be activists. But when their kids were both killed in separate traffic crashes, they became crusaders for safer streets.

Four years ago, Amy Cohen co-founded Families for Safe Streets along with other bereaved families. As supporters of the Vision Zero movement, Families for Safe Streets advocates for for the “Vision Zero” the reduction of speed limits, installation of speed cameras, protected bike lanes, and more streets that are designed to be shared safely by cars and pedestrians.

Amy and Sofia are working tirelessly to take back the streets making them safer for our children, pedestrians and drivers. Sign their petition at