But the pandemic also brought about an increase in reckless driving and, in some places, record numbers of pedestrian deaths. Crashes killed more than 6,700 pedestrians in 2020, up about 5 percent from the estimated 6,412 the year before, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.
One Cure for Pandemic Doldrums: Walking Every Street in Your City
Story by Mitch Smith
March 24, 2022
Bicyclists and Pedestrians