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49,340 People Killed By Drivers While Walking On US Streets In 2008–2017

January 24th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Between 2008 and 2017, drivers struck and killed 49,340 people who were walking on streets all across the United States. That’s more than 13 people per day, or one person every hour and 46 minutes. It’s the equivalent of a jumbo jet full of people crashing—with no survivors—every single month


SUV Explosion & Pedestrian Fatalities Linked, New Study Finds

May 29th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

Sport utility vehicles (SUVs) are all the rage. Sport? Well, not really. In fact, most of them never leave the comfort of paved roads. Utility? Sometimes, once or twice a year, or you could include kids in that definition. Vehicles? Definitely, they are vehicles, and lot of them! So much so that SUVs have become Detroit's bread and butter for decades. It's more profitable building big heavy cars than it is building fuel-efficient vehicles


Bicycle- & Pedestrian-Inclusive Infrastructure Projects Create 46% More Jobs Per Dollar Than Road-Only Projects

December 27th, 2016 | by James Ayre

Owing to the recent election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States of America, and some of the comments that he's made to date about infrastructure spending and job creation, the folks over at Bike League recently reposted an old article of theirs discussing the fact that infrastructure projects that incorporate bicycle and pedestrian elements create more jobs than road-only projects. A lot more



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