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Deadly streets: mapping road fatalities

    • Deadly streets: mapping road fatalities
      Deadly streets: mapping road fatalities

We talk a lot about creating complete streets and providing everyone – pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists – with safer spaces to move through the city. But where are Philly’s streets the most deadly and for whom?

ITO created a map of road fatalities in America from 2001-2009, allowing us to visualize a harrowing number of fatal accidents, using data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.



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About the author

Ashley Hahn, Contributor

Ashley Hahn is an independent writer with a background in historic preservation and city planning. She started Eyes on the Street for PlanPhilly in 2011 and was PlanPhilly's managing editor from 2015-2017. Ashley has lived in 12 zip codes that she can think of, including neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and New York. She is a Philadelphian by choice.

Contact Ashley via email or find her on twitter: @ashleyjhahn.



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