The number of pedestrians and cyclists hit in D.C. shot up by 25 percent last year compared with the previous year. Overall, on the region’s roads, 83 walkers and bikers were killed in 2010 — a nine percent increase. One thing is clear: It’s dangerous out there.
The Post’s Allison Klein breaks down the numbers in a story today. If you ride or walk regularly, you probably have intersections that you dread and stretches of road where you find near-misses are common. We would like to hear from you. Use The Daily Gripe map to file a report on one of those areas. We’ll take a look and see if we can help.
View the perils for pedestrians of D.C. traffic in a larger map