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#1 2017-08-10 02:01:37

From: Austin, TX
Registered: 2008-05-26
Posts: 1,316

Austin pedestrian crashes affect more minority, low-income communities

A city report covering 2010-15 found 1900 pedestrians involved in crashes, and that certain demographic groups are affected disproportionately.

Other findings include:

* 64% of ped fatalities happen on roads with a speed limit of 45+.
* Serious injury or death is twice as likely on streets without sidewalks on both sides
* Street lighting reduces the chances of a ped collision by ~8%. … mmunities/


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