Welcome! Login | Register

Moore: Projo Kept Public In the Dark on 38 Studios—Moore: Projo Kept Public in the Dark on…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Infinity Beckons—Urban gardeners cannot abandon their fertile plots.

5 Live Music Musts - Coffeehouse Edition—This week, “5 Live” highlights a mainstay in…

Interview With a Zombie—Ask any music fan who led the British…

Moore: Speaker Mattiello Should Resign Over 38 Studios—Moore: Speaker Mattiello Should Resign Over 38 Studios

College Admissions: 5 Majors You Need to Choose Before You Apply—It can affect your whole application process...

5 Live Music Musts - September 25, 2015—This week on “5 Live” we’ve got a…

Top Fall Concerts—Fall arrives this week and that means it’s…

Moore: RI’s 38 Studios Economy Breeds Unfairness—Moore: RI's 38 Studios Economy Breeds Unfairness

College Admissions: Strategies for ADD/ADHD and LD Students—Tricky questions for complex issues...


Methodology: Most Dangerous Intersections in New England 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014


To rank the Most Dangerous Intersections in New England, GoLocalProv began with every state's listings of their most dangerous intersections.

Those intersections were defined by each state as to whether they included off-ramp and on-ramp areas on highways as well as traditional four-corner intersections in urban and suburban areas. GoLocal's researchers utilized accident data provided by each state's Department of Transportation, and assessed four factors:

 • Total number of accidents
 • Fatalities
 • Injuries
 • Property damage only

Because states offered lists of varying lengths, GoLocalProv utilized the Top 10 worst intersections from each state for its comparison and ranking.

Different states chose different time spans in which to accumulate their data (3-10 years), therefore GoLocal standardized the tallies to a 3-year sum.

GoLocalProv created a ranking formula that weighted each of the 3 categories of crashes based on the "danger" of the outcome (fatalities were weighted more than injuries, which were weighted more than property damage only), which yielded the final ranking order.

See the 60 Most Dangerous Intersections in New England here


Related Articles


Enjoy this post? Share it with others.