# Traffic deaths
Thursday in Portland: Pedestrian deaths continue to trend upward despite Vision Zero Program & more
(PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Thursday, June 9 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Pedestrian, cyclist deaths continue to trend upward in Portland.
After five year lull, Douglas County traffic fatalities climb in 2021
A silver and black car engine.Photo by Clark Van Der Beken on Unsplash. (Douglas County, Colo.) Driving Douglas County roads turned deadly in 2021. The county recorded 28 people died in 27 fatal crashes last year. It was the county’s deadliest year since 2016.
CDOT: Impaired drivers push traffic fatalities to 20-year high
A highway near Denver is seen during sunset.Photo by Zach Betten on Unsplash. (Denver County, Colo.) Getting behind the wheel is "the most dangerous thing" the average Coloradan does every day, said Col. Matthew Packard, Colorado State Patrol chief.