A kid crossing the street for school is twice as likely to be hit by a car than a kid anywhere else. They frequently have to traverse the longest distances from their home to their own classroom by foot, also on account of the dearth of infrastructure like sidewalks dodge in and out of the paths of cars and trucks. Even though the area is home to just 2% of earth ’s vehicles, it accounts for 16 percent of global traffic deaths–and children are disproportionately affected.
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In towns the projects that make the most favorable impact aren’t initiatives that respond to real , local needs, although starchitect-designed plazas. A prize, which announced its winner, honors such endeavors.