Case Study: Miami and Dade County, FL

Miami-Dade County had the highest incidence of pedestrian injuries and fatalities in the State and was third in the U.S. The rate of pediatric pedestrian injuries was also particularly high.

Recognizing the safety problem they were experiencing and the costs associated with it, the Florida Department of Transportation partnered with the Ryder Trauma Center at University of Miami — Miller School of Medicine to find the causes, effects, and possible solutions to the high pediatric pedestrian injury rate. Additional funding was provided by FedEx and The Children’s Trust, a tax-payer funded county trust...

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