DC Ranked #7 in World’s Most Deadly Cities for Pedestrians

Pedestrian Infographic from Good Magazine of shoes depicting pedestrian statistics

from Good Magazine.

one pair of shoes = one pedestrian.

Pedestrian Fatalities per 100,000 residents:

1. Atlanta 10.97
2. Detroit 10.31
3. Los Angeles 7.64
4. Baltimore 7.54
5. Philadelphia 6.22
6. Chicago 5.89
7. Washington D.C. 5.74
8. Milwaukee 5.68
9. San Francisco 4.33
10. Boston 4.24
11. Seattle 4.12
12. Copenhagen 3.92
13. New York City 3.49
14. Portland 3.39
15. Amsterdam 3.36
16. Paris 3.09
17. London
18. Hong Kong 2.1
19. Tokyo 1.7
20. Berlin 1.6
21. Stockholm 1.2

Based on New York’s Pedestrian Safety Study and Action Plan (pdf).

From Good Magazine.

Time also reported on it.


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One Response to DC Ranked #7 in World’s Most Deadly Cities for Pedestrians

  1. Ian Turner says:

    Not buying it. Tokyo is extremely pedestrian friendly, so almost nobody has a car. Which means there are a lot of pedestrians. Which means there are more pedestrian deaths. The really unsafe places have no pedestrians, because nobody is willing to venture out on the road without a car.

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