New Study Focuses on Pedestrian Injuries by Bike

Hunter College researchers Peter Tuckel and William Milczarski find that over half of New York's injuries occur in the City. While injuries outnumber previous estimates, writes Noah Kazis, their severity is still no match for those involving cars.
September 21, 2011, 6am PDT | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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"For comparison's sake, statewide, 15,321 pedestrians are injured by motor vehicles every year, according to the state DMV, with more than 10,000 of them in New York City. More than 300 pedestrians are killed by drivers every year statewide, while the number of pedestrian fatalities caused by cyclists averages less than one per year."

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Published on Monday, September 19, 2011 in Streetsblog New York City
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