*This article was orginally published by Diane Duenez of turn23.com news

A decade ago, more than 30,000 Americans were dying in car crashes every year. Last year, that number cleared 40,000.

It’s especially stark in cities where the population keeps growing.

Greg Francese, a transportation planner in Hoboken, New Jersey, said their numbers were rising too. However, they appear to have figured out the problem and addressed it.

No pedestrians have died in a car crash in over five years in Hoboken.