road diet http://www.kplu.org en 104 pedestrians killed in 8 years; more Seattle streets should be on a diet, advocates say http://www.kplu.org/post/104-pedestrians-killed-8-years-more-seattle-streets-should-be-diet-advocates-say <p class="p2">Cars and pedestrians collided fatally in Seattle 90 times between 2001 and 2009 &ndash; killing 104 pedestrians. <span class="s1">The advocacy group <a href="http://walkinginseattle.org/?p=2910"><span class="s2">Walking in Seattle</span></a> reports that <a href="http://batchgeo.com/map/83f152c8456cd0029d995984643627a0"><span class="s2">28 of the fatal incidents could have been prevented by rechannelization or road diets.</span></a></span></p><p class="p2">The pedestrian-friendly group says Seattle should consider putting the streets where these 28 collisions occurred on a road diet. The city of Seattle has one street on the books.</p><p class="p2"> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:10:30 +0000 Evan Hoover 4172 at http://www.kplu.org 104 pedestrians killed in 8 years; more Seattle streets should be on a diet, advocates say