Five Ways to Save Lives with Urban Design by @Jared_L_Green

Globally, 1.24 million people are killed in traffic accidents every year, with more than 90 percent of these deaths occurring in low and middle-income counties. Traffic-related incidents are the eighth-leading cause of death worldwide, and the number 1 leading cause of death for those between the ages of 15-29. A response to the United Nations’ declaration to create a “Decade of Action ” on improving traffic safety, Cities Safer by Design , a new report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) Center for Sustainable Cities, offers urban design best-practices and real-world case studies both developed and developing-world cities can use to put an end to traffic deaths and injuries.

Full article: http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1091297

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