Number of Cyclists Killed in São Paulo Increases by 69 Percent

From January to June 2019, 22 cyclists died in the São Paulo capital. This is the highest figure since 2015, says Infosiga.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The number of cyclists killed in the city of São Paulo increased 69 percent in the first six months of the year compared to the same period last year. The data are from Infosiga, which provides monthly information on fatal traffic occurrences, and were released by the Government of the State of São Paulo.

Below is the number of cyclists killed in the first half of each year

2019: 22
2018: 13
2017: 21
2016: 12
2015: 15

According to Infosiga, 95 percent of cyclists killed in 2019 were men, and all fatalities were . . .

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