• ‘Dangerous by Design 2021' Report Highlights Pedestrian Safety Concerns for Older Adults

    7 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    The most dangerous metro areas and states for people walking have been identified in Dangerous by Design 2021. The number of people struck and killed while walking has gone up 45 percent in a decade, and people of color, older adults, and people walking in low-income neighborhoods were killed at significantly higher rates.
    Over the past decade (2010-2019), the number of people struck and killed by drivers nationwide while walking increased by an astonishing 45 percent. The four most recent years on record (2016-2019) are now the four most deadly years for pedestrian deaths since 1990...
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