From the realm of ghoulishly fascinating comes this tool, launched last month by Transportation for America: Dangerous by Design, a map of all pedestrian fatalities from 2001 to 2009. Not only does it show you where they happened, it tells you the age, gender, and race of the victim along with a photo of the street where it happened. (H/t to Price Tags)

Here’s Portland:

And Seattle:

It’s certainly strikes a chord. After all, just about everyone is a pedestrian some of the time. And it’s a good reminder that we can work to make our streets safer for everyone.

The maps make me glad I don’t live in Florida. What do you find most interesting?