Report Findings: Metro Orlando has the most dangerous streets for pedestrians among areas of at least a million residents
According to a report released November 9, 2009 from the Transportation For America and the Surface Transportation Policy Partnership:
"Metro Orlando has the most dangerous streets for pedestrians among areas of at least a million residents."
"Orlando tops the list because of its high pedestrian fatality rate of 2.9 pedestrian deaths per 100,000 residents, despite a very low proportion of residents walking to work, only 1.3 percent. In other words, the few people who do walk in Orlando face a relatively high risk of being killed by a vehicle."
"The most dangerous metropolitan areas in the U.S. for walking in 2007-2008 were: Orlando, Tampa, Miami, Jacksonville, Memphis, Raleigh, Louisville, Houston, Birmingham and Atlanta." (Source, Source)