Study Finds Louisville Unsafe for Pedestrians

by scrosby on November 9, 2009

Louisville has been ranked the 7th most dangerous city for pedestrians by the national advocacy group Transportation for America.

The research group measures the number of pedestrian deaths in a city, and compares that number with other traffic-related deaths.

In Louisville, pedestrian deaths accounted for about fourteen-percent of traffic-related deaths, which is 48 pedestrian deaths in the two-year period of 2007 and 2008.

Four Florida cities topped the list, Orlando, Tampa, Miami and Jacksonville. Memphis and Raleigh also ranked worse than Louisville.

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