Report reveals worst American cities for pedestrian safety

April 1997
Jet;04/28/97, Vol. 91 Issue 23, p24
Announces the worst American cities for pedestrian safety. Fort Laurderdale, Florida; Miami, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Tampa, Florida; Dallas, Texas; Others.


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