Saturday, January 25, 2014

Over 50 Percent Of NYC Pedestrian Injuries And Fatalities At Intersections Occurred While Crossing With The Signal

From City Journal, "Jaywalk This Way: For New York City pedestrians, following the law can get you killed." by Nicole Gelinas:
A 2010 report on pedestrian safety in New York City concluded that "surprisingly, most (57 percent)" of deaths at intersections between 2005 and 2009 "occurred while the pedestrian was crossing with the signal."
The complete report, "The New York City Pedestrian Safety Study & Action Plan" by the New York City Department of Transportation,
August 2010, follows:

NYC Pedestrian Safety Study Action Plan August 2010

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