Miami and Fort Lauderdale Among Cities with Highest Pedestrian Fatalities: Report

The report puts Florida as one of the states where pedestrian safety focus is needed.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013  |  Updated 2:22 AM EDT
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Miami and Fort Lauderdale have made it to the top list of cities with the highest amount of pedestrian deaths, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Susan Turley and two other pedestrians spoke about the conditions for those crossing streets in South Florida.

Miami and Fort Lauderdale have made it to the top list of cities with the highest amount of pedestrian deaths, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Susan Turley and two other pedestrians spoke about the conditions for those crossing streets in South Florida.

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Miami and Fort Lauderdale have made it to the top list of cities with the highest amount of pedestrian deaths, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

The report, which puts Florida as one of the states where pedestrian safety focus is needed, hopes to raise awareness and prevent future pedestrian deaths.

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The efforts include helping state and local officials learn how to address pedestrian safety issues by offering free technical assistance and courses.

In Florida other cities that need pedestrian safety focus include Tampa, St. Petersburg and Jacksonville.

To see a map highlighting the focus states click here.

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