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Poll: Las Vegas most walkable, but dangerous for pedestrians

Posted at 9:55 PM, Jun 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-30 02:52:58-04

It's good news, bad news for pedestrians in the Las Vegas valley.

According to a new Harris Poll, Las Vegas is one of the dangerous cities for pedestrians, part because many pedestrians get distracted, often by electronic devices.

32 percent said it is one of the cities where people are most likely to find a high number of distracted pedestrians. Pedestrians on their phones are often taking too long to cross the street and may not look up to check traffic.

But 26 percent in the same poll found that Las Vegas is also one of the most walkable cities in America.