GAO report: Pedestrians and Cyclists Safety

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Marko82
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United States Government Accountability Office analyzed DOT data on pedestrian and cyclist fatalities and injuries from 2004 through 2013.

Released: Dec 10, 2015.

48 page PDF: http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/673782.pdf


edmonds59
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I’m gonna have to wait for the Clif notes. I have the attention span of a


Ahlir
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… cyclist?

Page 2 provides a summary of the whole thing. Here’s a quote:
state and city officials GAO interviewed most often cited challenges with prioritization, data, engineering, and funding in addressing pedestrian and cyclist safety

prioritization: drivers are a (very) strong constituency.
data: incomplete, so can’t do policy.

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