Pedestrian fatalities per 100,000 people
: 1.73 Total pedestrian fatalities
: 168 Total traffic fatalities
: 1,244 Pct. of people who walk to work
: 1.54% (3rd lowest)
When it comes to pedestrian safety, Georgia has been getting much worse. In 2008, there were 1.51 pedestrian deaths for 100,000 people in the state, which was the 18th-highest rate in the country. The state’s rank worsened by five spots in 2009, when 1.53 pedestrians died out of 100,000 people. In 2010, the state once again jumped five spots to be the eighth-worst state for pedestrian safety. Georgia’s Walk Score is 35.47, the ninth worst in the country. Only 1.54% of Georgians said they walked to work, the third lowest in the country.
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