Study Suggest It’s More Dangerous for Black Pedestrians to Cross the Street

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Pedestrians routinely contend with traffic hazards, but crossing the road may be even more dangerous if you’re a minority.

A pilot study by the Portland State University-based Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC) found that drivers were less likely to stop for black pedestrians waiting to use a crosswalk than white ones. The study is the first to examine the effects of race on pedestrian crossing experiences.

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