The number of fatalities in the Champaign-Urbana Urbanized Area has been relatively steady since 2012, with a 5-year rolling average of approximately five total fatalities. The table and chart below show the historic total fatalities from 1980 to 2017 (the most recent year with data available) for the Cities of Champaign and Urbana, and from 1999 to 2017 for the urbanized area and the Villages of Savoy, Bondville, and Tolono. Note that the urbanized area boundary, defined in the U.S. Census, changed in 2010.
Historic Total Fatalities in Cities of Champaign and Urbana, and the Urbanized Area
DISCLAIMER: The motor vehicle crash data referenced herein was provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation. Any conclusions drawn from analysis of the aforementioned data are the sole responsibility of the data recipient(s). Additionally, for coding years 2015 to present, the Bureau of Data Collection uses the exact latitude/longitude supplied by the investigating law enforcement agency to locate crashes. Therefore, location data may vary in previous years since data prior to 2015 was physically located by bureau personnel.
|Total Fatalities PM Summary|
|Goal||Maintain, preserve and operate its existing transportation system in a safe and secure usable state to provide safe, efficient and reliable movement of people, goods, services in the short term, and in the long term, achieve the State’s goal of zero deaths and disabling injuries.|
|Objective||Reduce the number of fatalities in Champaign-Urbana by 20% by 2020|
|Performance Measure||Total fatalities, 5-year rolling average|
There were 6 traffic fatalities in 2015 in the urbanized area. Total fatalities has been relatively steady since 2012, with a 5-year rolling average of 4.8 total fatalities. Neutral rating.
There were 6 traffic fatalities in 2016 (the most recent year with data available) in the urbanized area. Total fatalities has been relatively steady since 2012, with a 5-year rolling average of 4.8 total fatalities. Neutral rating.
There were 5 traffic fatalities in 2017 in the urbanized area, an increase from 4 fatalities in 2014. The 5-year rolling average of traffic fatalities has increased 13.0 percent from 4.6 fatalities in 2014 (2010-2014) to 5.2 fatalities in 2017 (2013-2017). Negative rating.