A non-profit group studies the most dangerous cities in the U.S. for walking and Florida is at the top.

Lizette Alvarez’s August 15, 2011 New York Times front page story focused on the fact that “‘So much of Florida has been built up so quickly in the era of automobile-oriented design; it’s this sort of the boomer phenomenon,’ said David Goldberg, communications director for Transportation for America, a nonprofit safety advocacy organization. ‘The tendency there has been to build the big wide arterials; you have these long superblocks and you can get up to a good speed.’” Book Of Joe.

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