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Pedestrian Fatalities

March 9, 2016, 12pm PST
Pedestrian safety is a growing problem across the country, according to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association.
The Christian Science Monitor
January 4, 2016, 10am PST
Traffic deaths dropped by 27 in 2015 to 230, a reduction of over 10 percent from 2014. Pedestrian deaths decreased only slightly. Bicyclists fared better: deaths dropped by 30 percent.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
October 4, 2015, 7am PDT
It's serious, and the data is surprising. You need not be a pedestrian to experience injury while walking using your cell phone: half of all injuries occurred in the home. Two thirds of all walking-using-cell phone injuries were females.
The Washington Post
September 17, 2015, 6am PDT
Innocent until proven guilty—unless you're a pedestrian in the court of opinion.
Streets MN
December 22, 2014, 1pm PST
New data released Dec. 19 by NHTSA shows increased safety for those traveling by car, but pedestrian fatalities are 15% higher than in 2009. Plans by San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago to increase ped safety are described by the WSJ.
The Wall Street Journal
August 5, 2014, 2pm PDT
Focusing on street safety conditions in Miami as a case study of larger findings, a Governing magazine analysis finds that pedestrians are much more likely to be killed by cars in impoverished neighborhoods.
Governing
August 7, 2013, 5am PDT
At the same time that vehicular fatalities have ridden a decade-long decline in the U.S., a troubling trend has seen pedestrian fatalities increase. A $2 million U.S. DOT grant program will target 22 cities with acute pedestrian safety problems.
The Atlantic Cities
May 12, 2013, 7am PDT
A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control analyzing America's last decade of traffic-related pedestrian deaths reveals the inequitable impacts of the country's "public health epidemic."
DC.Streetsblog
December 21, 2010, 9am PST
San Francisco, one of the nation's most walkable cities, has one of the country's highest rates of pedestrian deaths.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 19, 2010, 5am PST
The Seattle Department of Transportation has released a map of all pedestrian deaths in the city, offering clues about where additional attention is needed.
Publicola
September 5, 2010, 1pm PDT
GOOD Magazine has an infographic illustrating the world cities with the most pedestrian fatalities per 100,000 residents. Unsurprisingly, 3 American cities are at the top of the list.
GOOD Magazine
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