The Houston Areas & Intersections with the Highest Concentration of Pedestrian Accidents
Published on December 9, 2015
by The Sutliff & Stout Research Team
So that pedestrians in Houston can take intentional steps to stay safe while navigating the city on foot, it’s important that they understand which crosswalks and intersections in Houston are especially dangerous.
The Sutliff & Stout research team was able to obtain crash data from the Texas Department of Transportation which contains the coordinates of every motor vehicle traffic crash involving pedestrians in Houston from 2013 and 2014.
Table of Contents
- Heat map of pedestrian accident locations in Harris County
- The top 5 most dangerous Houston intersections
Heat Map: 2013-2014 Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Pedestrians in Houston
To give you a idea of which areas in the city have the greatest frequency of pedestrian accidents, we’ve used the crash data from the Texas Department of Transportation to populate the heat map below:
An Interactive Look at The Most Dangerous Pedestrian Intersections in Houston
The heat map above does a good job of displaying the areas of the city that have experienced the most vehicle crashes involving pedestrians. Now let’s get a bit more granular and look at the specific intersections that produce the most pedestrian crashes.