CHART: Drunk Driving Not Really a Thing in Philly

According to one mapmaker, Philly and New York are the two major U.S. cities that have incurred the fewest drunk driving incidents and fatal car crashes in the past decade. Why might that be? A few guesses: From South Philly to NoLibs, the city has an extremely dense (three mile radius) “Central Drinking District,” as we’ll call it. Also, though the city’s public transportation is decent, there’s more bike commuting here per-capita than anywhere else in the country. Finally, we’re only the 19th-drunkest city in the country, so what’d you expect? (Philly’s at the way bottom of the chart, in the hard-to-see light turquoise.) [Atlantic Cities]

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