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Monday, May 1, 2023

NYT: American Road Deaths Show an Alarming Racial Gap

A recent NYT piece found a substantial racial gap in pedestrians and cyclists killed on roadways.  Black people were more than twice as likely, for each mile walked, to be killed as white pedestrians.  Black cyclists had a fatality rate 4.5 times that of white cyclists.  Infrastructure is the likely culprit.  Thanks to Leslie Kendrick and John Goldberg for the tip.  The story (behind a paywall) is here

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