Traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries are a critical
and preventable public health and equity issue in the region.
Approximately 1,500 people die, more than 5,200 are severely
injured, and 136,000 are injured on roadways throughout the SCAG
region every year. These numbers represent children, parents,
spouses, relatives, and friends. These are people who were going
about their typical day—heading to work, the grocery store, or to