Sunshine state has highest rate of deadly bicycle accidents

Sunshine state has highest rate of deadly bicycle accidents

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Health News Florida recently reported that Florida has the “highest per-capita rate of deadly bicycle accidents in the country.” Journalist Abe Aboraya cites Smart Growth America’s “Dangerous by Design 2014” report in his story.

Listen to the story through WUSF News, where you’ll also find links to Smart Growth America’s interactive national map of pedestrian fatalities.

For the Gulf Coast region, Gulf Coast Community Indicators tracks injuries to pedestrians and cyclists, as well as other quality-of-life indicators like how people get to work and how long average commutes take.