March Operations Remind Drivers to Stop for Pedestrians While Reports Emphasize the Dangers in Region for People Walking
As two major reports in March again named Central Florida the most dangerous region in…
MetroPlan Orlando has released its latest pedestrian and bicyclist crash trends report for the tri-county area (Orange County, Osceola County and Seminole County). The report reviewed injury and fatality crash data between 2007 and 2015.
Some good news. MetroPlan Orlando reports bike/ped-related crashes are increasing less near Downtown Orlando. But overall – not only are more and more people walking and biking getting hit and injured – but the types of injuries are getting worse, according to MetroPlan.
Here’s a breakdown of some crash trends reported by MetroPlan Orlando:
Bike/ped injuries and fatalities continue to trend upward.
More people walking and biking are getting severely injured.
Crashes involving people walking and biking are increasing less near Downtown Orlando.