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Transportation Health Impact Assessment Toolkit

Safety and Injury Data

IndicatorNational DatabaseLocal Resource

Traffic injury and mortality for:
Motor Vehicle Crashes,
Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Crashes,
Pedestrian-Motor Vehicle Crashes

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: State Traffic Safety Information:
Find crash fatality maps for county-level traffic fatality data as well as GIS fatality location resources.

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, WISQARS Injury Mortality Reports 1999–2007

Instructions: Select unintentional for the intent or manner of the injury. Then compile data from Transportation Related, overall, then for motor-vehicle injury mortality for occupants, pedestrians, pedal cyclists, and motorcyclists. You must request each mechanism of injury separately. Input the desired state and demographic information and submit the request.

WISQARS, Fatal Injury Mapping: maps county-level motor-vehicle fatality data. See above instructions for tool inputs

Transportation for America, Dangerous By Design 2011 [PDF - 1.44 MB]: maps pedestrian fatalities occurring between 2001–2009 within 60 miles of a location in the U.S.

Instructions: Enter project location. Click on a fatality marker to find detailed information on the crash.

Contact the state or local department of health and human services for mortality statistics specific to the study area.

Contact the county office or law enforcement agency for accident reports data.

Mortality rates

CDC Wonder: Mortality Database: Underlying Cause of Death:
See Health Characteristics Section

Contact the state department of health and human services, local health department, or police department for statistics specific to study area.

Violent crime incidence within 0.5 miles of the project area


Contact the local or regional law enforcement agency.

Crime incidence at public transit stops


Contact local transit authority.

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