How Many Fatal Accidents Happen in West Palm Beach?
Like any city in America, fatal accidents occur in West Palm Beach. The most recent city data from 2019 indicated that there were 25 fatal accidents. Of those accidents, 27 people were killed. Ten of those people were pedestrians.
How Are the Road Infrastructure and Bridges in West Palm Beach?
West Palm Beach has 121 bridges. The West Palm Beach Department of Public Works maintains them, along with over 500 “lane miles” of city streets. West Palm Beach has walkable areas, such as downtown, but overall, the city has a walk score of 43, which makes it a “car-dependent” city.
In August of 2020, the mayor of West Palm Beach announced the completion of over $44 million in infrastructure improvements that included streetscaping, repaving, adding bike lanes, fixing lighting, and addressing congestion and safety issues at certain intersections. Although these improvements will make driving conditions better, drivers still need insurance in Florida.