We always hear about pedestrian fatalities when they happen. But with few exceptions, we hardly hear about what happens to the drivers — whether they're prosecuted and, if so, whether they spend any time in jail. This part will examine that question.

Jail-free sentences 'not fair' to families
Red flags over investigators' efforts
HPD won't release names of arrested drivers
Photo gallery: Day 1

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While many things contribute to our serious pedestrian-safety problem, the government's inability to keep pace with the growing pressures on our road system has been a factor — sometimes with deadly consequences.

Slow approach to safety 'not protecting the people'
Hard to say where fault lies
Photo gallery: Day 2

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The solutions that the government has embraced to resolve the pedestrian-safety problem have done little to change our distinction as one of the most dangerous places in the country for pedestrians, especially elderly ones.

Safety improving here, but some see long road ahead
Jail cell may be required stop for negligent drivers
Photo gallery: Day 3

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