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10 deadliest cities for pedestrians in the United States


Sarah Goodyear at Grist has a shocking slideshow of the most unsafe cities for pedestrians in America. She writes: Streets in the U.S. are designed not for people, but for cars. And it shows. From 2000 through 2009, some 47,700 pedestrians were killed by drivers. Transportation for America has released a new report and interactive map that shows which metro areas are deadliest. 

View the ten worst slideshow here. After the jump, check the list from Transportation for America.

1. Orlando

2. Tampa-St. Petersburg

3. Jacksonville

4. Miami-Fort Lauderdale

5. Riverside, Calif.

6. Las Vegas

7. Memphis, Tenn.

8. Phoenix

9. Houston

10. Dallas-Fort Worth




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