A new report titled Dangerous by Design 2014, that was released by the National Complete Streets Coalition, ranks Connecticut 27th in the U.S. in pedestrian safety.
According to the report, between 2003 and 2012, 351 people were killed while walking in Connecticut, representing 12.6% of the 2,780 traffic-related fatalities in the state during this period. Connecticut’s overall Pedestrian Danger Index (PDI) is 35.02. For the years 2003 to 2010, these fatalities include 20 children under 16 and 107 adults aged 65 or older.
Download Dangerous by Design 2014: Connecticut, including our state-specific findings and recommendations for decision makers at the state and federal levels.
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