The immense danger of walking and cycling in Houston

In the past 16 years, Houston drivers have run over almost 2,000 people walking or biking. Even worse, since 2010, only about 25% of fatal crashes resulted in criminal charges. Maggi Gunnels of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration correctly calls this a “public health crisis”

St. John Barned-Smith and Dug Bedley have the fourth installment of the Out of Control series for Houston Chronicle.

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