Pedestrian fatalities per 100,000 people
: 1.65 Total pedestrian fatalities
: 62 Total traffic fatalities
: 668 Pct. of people who walk to work
: 1.83% (8th lowest)
In 2008, Oklahoma was only the 20th-worst state in the country for pedestrian traffic fatalities, with 1.40 pedestrian deaths for every 100,000 residents. By 2010, the state was among the nation’s worst for pedestrian traffic deaths. Traffic safety concerns in Oklahoma extend beyond pedestrians. There were 17.76 traffic fatalities per 100,000 residents in 2010, the sixth-highest rate nationally. The state received poor marks for walkability, with Walk Score giving the state’s 30 cities an average score of 35.78, one of the worst nationwide.
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