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A memorial to the 39 people killed by drivers in the city of Springfield during 2020 and 2021 at a vigil held on the steps of the Springfield Central Library on Sunday, November 21, the World Day of Remembrance. Photo courtesy of Springfield City Councilor Jesse Lederman, via Twitter.

In 2021, Most Massachusetts Pedestrian Killings Were Concentrated In Just 12 Communities

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A new WalkBoston analysis of pedestrian deaths during 2021 found that most fatal crashes that killed pedestrians last year were concentrated in only 12 cities and towns across the Commonwealth, and that older adults were disproportionately represented among the victims. In 2021, at least 75 pedestrians lost their lives in traffic crashes in Massachusetts, according […]