Some states struggle with their murder rate, New York City struggles with their pedestrian casualty rate. According to a new study, there has never been more dangerous a time to walk on the streets of New York City.
The study, which looked at all of the traffic accidents that occurred in New York City in 2008 said that 31 percent of those accidents involved pedestrians, a rate higher than that of any other city.
Aside from just those pedestrians injured in accidents, a total of 317 pedestrians died as a result of being killed in a car accident.
The Department of Transportation pointed out …continue reading