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Safety in numbers and safety by design: A ‘virtuous cycle’

posted Jul 7, 2017, 9:36 AM by Chris McCahill
Two recent studies reiterate what makes safer walking environments: more pedestrians, according to one, and well-connected networks of local streets, according to the other. Taken together, these studies build upon growing evidence that the safety benefits of cities designed for walking and biking are self-reinforcing and extend to drivers as well.