Dangerous by Design 2014: District of Columbia
In the decade from 2003 through 2012, 133 people died while walking in the District of Columbia. This short report takes a closer look at pedestrian fatalities in DC over that time frame.
This report is part of the Dangerous by Design 2014 series, which takes a nationwide look at where these fatalities happen and who’s most at risk. The report spotlights the issue of pedestrian safety and the factors that make walking dangerous—and identifies the tools and practices available to put an end to the decades-long neglect of pedestrian safety.