Mapping Carfree Casualties
- I've put together a demo site about how we might be able to easily keep a map/ construct a memorial of people hit by motor vehicles.
I doubt the way I've set things up there is the best way to do it. But I think this is something that needs to happen. Imagine if all the worldwide fatalities and injuries were mapped and labelled and just kept piling up--and if you could zoom in on any area and find the stories about the people killed or injured there.
The casualty reported on the biketour list -- in addition to happening to walk by two hit pedestrians laying in the street in two days -- a year of reading about pedestrian deaths in the local paper and doing nothing about them -- and the violence we all live in being near car drivers -- and being hit myself -- pushed me to do this.
Please help me figure out something more workable than the current approach.
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