Diseños peligrosos 2014: Illinois

In the decade from 2003 through 2012, 1,488 people died while walking in Illinois. This short report takes a closer look at pedestrian fatalities in the state 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.