1,659 preventable pedestrian deaths in Illinois

From 2000-2009, 47,000 people were killed while walking our nation’s streets, according to the 2011 edition of Transportation for America’s pedestrian safety report. These fatalities occurred largely on streets designed for speeding traffic at the expense of people on foot. Between 2000 and 2009 1,659 people were killed while walking in Illinois, which cost the state $7.13 … Continue reading 1,659 preventable pedestrian deaths in Illinois