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   Provided below is a list of videos on a variety of topics related to pedestrians and walking issues. This list was compiled by the Transportation Research Board Committee on Pedestrians. Special thanks to Elise Bremer-Nei for her work on this effort.

   If you are interested in acquiring a video, please contact the organization listed in the description.

   If you know of other walking-related videos that may be appropriate for inclusion on this list, please contact us.

Accessible Sidewalks: Design Issues for Pedestrians with Disabilities (1997)
Four segments on pedestrians with disabilities: Pedestrians Who Use Wheelchairs, Pedestrians Who Use Walking Aids, Pedestrians Who Are Blind, and Pedestrians Who Have Low Vision. Includes a single sheet handout: "Key Features of Accessible Sidewalks". Length: 43 minutes. Available from Lois Thibault, Coordinator of Training, US Architectural and Transportation Barriers Board, 1331 F Street NW # 1000, Washington DC 20004-1111. Phone: 202-272-5435 Fax: 202-272-5447 TTY: 202-272-5449 www.access-board.gov

Back from the Brink: Saving America's Cities by Design (1996)
Tells the story of three American cities (Chattanooga, TN; Portland, OR; and Suisun City, CA) that have revitalized themselves by using architecture and planning to restore a sense community, improve livability, and enhance economic viability. Hosted by Charles Royer, former mayor of Seattle. Length: 56:40. Available from the American Architectural Foundation, 1735 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20006. Phone: 202-626-7514. Fax: 202-626-7420.

This seven-minute video, taped in Vietnam, shows the interaction of pedestrians, bicyclists, and motor scooters at a busy downtown intersection. Speeds are lower than they would be if automobiles were present, but crossing the street can seem impossible to an inexperienced visitor. For information, contact Herb Pennock Photography, 816 New Mark Esplanade, Rockville, MD 20850. Hpennock@erols.com

Between the Lines: Adult School Crossing Guard Training (1992)
Covers the five basic adult school crossing guard procedures for working with safety patrols in a variety of intersections. This live-action video uses diagrams and an expert crossing guard to model proper procedures. Produced by the Automobile Club of Michigan. Length: 21 minutes. Available from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, Order Fulfillment Center, P.O. Box 8257, Fredericksburg, VA 22404, Cost: $37.50 ($25 for non-profits). Phone: 1-800-305-SAFE. www.aaafts.org

Children in Traffic: Why Are They Different? (1983)
Drivers learn how children differ from adults in their perception of traffic and why they can't be expected to fully comprehend traffic rules or the reasons behind them. Length: 14:12. Available from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, Order Fulfillment Center, P.O. Box 8257, Fredericksburg, VA 22404, Cost: $45, ($30 for non-profits). Phone: 1-800-305-SAFE. www.aaafts.org

Children see the road differently from adults. How does children's development affect their perception of traffic? What behaviors should adults watch for when driving near children? This update to the AAA Foundation's classic video presents real-life footage showing how children's perceptions of traffic differ from those of adults. It provides insight on why children behave unexpectedly and is a must-see for all drivers. Length: 13 minutes. Available from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, P.O. box 8257, Fredericksburg, VA 22404-8257. Phone 1-800-377-8999 or fax 540-372-4405 (credit card orders only). www.aaafts.org

Cities In The Balance: Creating the Transit-Friendly Environment (1993)
This excellent video illustrates the relationship between transit and land use, and describes ways to make transit an attractive alternative to the automobile. It also identifies how neighborhoods can be designed to encourage transit, walking and bicycling. Produced by the San Diego Metropolitan Transit Development Board. Length: 23:45. Available from ITE (202-554-8050) for $30. www.ite.org

Creating Communities
The visual story of LUTRAQ, the land use, transportation, air quality study conducted in Portland, Oregon, this film illustrates a vision of suburban communities designed for people, not just cars. Developed with the support of the Energy Foundation. Length: 13-minutes. Available from the Citizens for Sensible Transportation, 1220 SW Morrison, Suite 535; Portland, OR 97205-2224. Phone: 503- 225-0003. Fax: (503) 225-0333. www.cfst.org info@cfst.org. Cost (in U.S.): $12.00 plus shipping.

This seven-minute narrated slide show on video was an outreach tool developed to explain the Portland, Oregon, Pedestrian Master Plan process. For more information contact the City of Portland Office of Transportation, Engineering and Development, 1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Room 800, Portland OR 97204-1971 Phone:(503) 823-7004 Fax: (503) 823-7371 TDD: (503) 823-6868 e-mail: pedprogram@trans.ci.portland.or.us

Getting To School The Safe Way. Length: 10:10
Be Safe on Your Bike. Length: 12.34
A Walk On The Safe Side. Length: 10 minutes
Produced by the Los Angeles Police Department. These tapes are geared to children. Available from the Traffic Safety Officer, LAPD – South Traffic Division, 4125, Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008. Phone: 213-485-7742.

Growing Pains
This entertaining video presents the challenges faced by suburban Washington County as the Portland, Oregon region braces for significant population growth. Vividly demonstrates the connection between land use patterns and traffic problems as the region struggles with the choice of building a new bypass freeway or developing transit-oriented communities. Produced by the Policy Initiates Group. Length: 12-minutes. Available from the Citizens for Sensible Transportation, 1220 SW Morrison, Suite 535; Portland, OR 97205-2224. Phone: 503- 225-0003. Fax:(503) 225-0333. www.cfst.org E-mail: info@cfst.org. Cost: $12 (US) plus shipping.

Intersection Design & Street-Crossing Strategies for Blind Pedestrians: Then and Now
Part One: the strategies that blind people use to cross streets and how they have changed in the last few decades. Part Two: situations where, even with modern street-crossing strategies, blind people do not have enough information to cross safely. Available from Dona Sauerburger, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, 1606 Huntcliff Way, Gambrills, MD 21054. Phone: 301-858-0138. Cost $7.

Making Streets That Work: 1996 Seattle Design Commission
This video and its companion book are a result of an intensive collaboration between planners, designers, engineers and community members engaged in Seattle's neighborhood planning process. Length: 15 minutes. Available from the Center for Livable Communities, Local Government Commission, 1414 K Street, Suite 250, Sacramento, CA 95814-3929. Phone: 1-800-290-8202 or 916-448-1198. Fax: 916-448-8246. www.lgc.org

Mission Impossible: Operation Safe Walk
For older adults, traffic safety professionals, health providers and senior center personnel, this video parodies the popular television series and movie, Mission Impossible. Tim Thorpe and his team meet traffic expert, Mitch Miller, who tells them about an older couple with a dangerous problem. The Team must save these careless pedestrians from themselves! Length: 16 minutes. Available from the USDOT, National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, Office of Communication and Outreach/NTS-21, Washington, DC 20590 (fax 202-493-2062).

Mr. Dumb
From the WalkAlert! Program of the National Safety Council's South Florida Chapter, developed to teach and reinforce Rules of Safe Walking to any and all groups, organizations, businesses, and schools. Length: 10:20. For information, contact Cathy at 954-772-9900, ext. 3008. www.safetycouncil.com

New Jersey DoT: Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Video. Length: 30 minutes.
Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Public Information Video Length: 10 minutes.
Available from the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advocate, New Jersey Department of Transportation, 1035 Parkway Avenue, P.O. Box 600, Trenton, NJ 08625. Phone: 609-530-8062.

On the right track
Twenty-five years ago, Portland was termed "a city on the verge of destroying itself". Today it is known as one of the country's most livable cities. This video describes steps taken by Portland's leaders to "get on the right track". For a free copy, fax Effie Stallsmith at the Federal Transit Administration, Office of Planning at 202-493-2478. www.fta.dot.gov

Perils for Pedestrians
A monthly cable television series dealing with pedestrians and related issues (missing sidewalks, dangerous intersections, transit, bicycling, traffic reduction, etc.) throughout the United States and Canada. "Perils for Pedestrians" appears on public access cable stations in many cities across the United States. It is provided free to volunteers willing to act as the program's sponsor or their local cable access channel. Available from John Z. Wetmore, Producer of "Perils for Pedestrians", 5305 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20814. Phone: 301-654-5305. E-mail: John@pedestrians.org www.pedestrians.org

See and Be Seen (1985).
Dramatizes safe street-crossing techniques for young children (K-2nd Grade). Tells the story of two young boys involved in a traffic mishap while playing. The boys learn safe crossing rules from a friendly talking car. Emphasizes the danger of the mid-block dartout and explains both the driver's and the child's point of view. Length: 9 minutes. Available from AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, P.O. Box 8257, Fredericksburg, VA 22404-8257 Phone 1-800-377-8999 or fax 540-372-4405 (credit card orders only). www.aaafts.org Cost: $45 ($30 for non- profits).

Stop and Look with Willie Whistle. Length: 8:16.
Walking with your eyes. Length: 14:16.
Available from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA). www.nhtsa.dot.gov Phone: 1-800-424-9393, Fax: 202-366-7078, TTY: 1-800-424-9153.

Think Pedestrian
Covers the most basic of reasons to consider pedestrian issues in suburban areas. Length: 19 minutes. Originally produced for JHK in Orlando, this video can be customized for other city, county or corporate use. $29.95. Available from Robert Seidler Productions, 191 Pine Lane, Crawfordville, FL 32327. Phone: 850-925-6331. E-mail: seidlercine@Worldnet.att.net

Trucks and Bicycles: Sharing the Road Trucks and Pedestrians: Keep it Between Lines
Developed by the American Trucking Association to tech professional drivers how to deal with other roadway users. Available from ATA, 2200 Mill Road, Alexandria, VA 22314-4677. Phone: 1-800-ATA-LINE.

A User's guide to roundabouts
Oregon Department of Transportation's first modern roundabout on a State highway officially opened in November 1999 in Bend, Oregon. It is the setting for this short, informational video on what a roundabout looks like, how it operates, and how to safely navigate through one. Produced for all modes -- cars, trucks, bicycles and pedestrians. To order a copy, send a check or money order for $11.00 to Photo & Video Services, Support Service Branch, 355 Capitol Street NE #14-A, Salem OR 97301-3871.

This English language videotape describes the work undertaken by a consortium of experts from seven countries in a European Union project aimed at enhancing WALking and CYcliNG instead of short car trips. This research project falls within the EU 4th Framework Workprogramme DG VII Transport RTD Programme, Urban Sector. The videotape is 28 minutes long. Very educational, especially for those who have not had the opportunity to travel to Europe. Available from Christer Hydén/Annika Nilsson, Department of Technology and Society, Lund Institute of Technology, Box 118, S-221 00 Lund, Sweden. Phone: +46 46 222 9130. Fax: +46 46 123272. E-mail: christer.hyden@tft.lth.se, annika.nilsson@tft.lth.se. Cost: 35USD plus handling.

This video introduces the issues involved in walking to a community advocate. It presents information on safety, health, facilities, and a process for organizing a community level pedestrian program. Length: 30 minute. Available from FHWA. Order by fax to Leverson Boodlal at 202-366-7909 or as part of the Pedestrian Safety Road Show developed by the USDOT. www.ota.fhwa.dot.gov

Walking, Biking and Livable Cities (1997)
Film of Dan Burden's presentation in April 1997 in Santa Barbara. Available from the Center for Livable Communities, Local Government Commission, 1414 K Street, Suite 250, Sacramento, CA 95814-3929. Phone: 1-800-290-8202 or 916-448-1198, Fax: 916-448-8246. www.lgc.org
E-mail: lgc.center@bbsmacnexus.org

Walking Through the Years (Caminando a Través de los Años)
Amigos Para Siempre (1998) – Pedestrian Safety for Your Child
Length: 45 minutes.
La Cita (1997)
Pedestrian Safety for Older Adults Length: 34 minutes.
For Hispanic and Spanish-speaking adults and children, these telenovas are part of a safety program that examines specific traffic safety risks faced by children and older pedestrians and provides easy-to-follow countermeasures to address them. It creates a dramatic short story featuring characters enmeshed in a story line that focuses on the issue of pedestrian safety as it affects situations in the characters' daily lives. Available from the USDOT, National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, Office of Communication and Outreach/NTS-21, Washington DC 20590 (or fax 202-493-2062). www.nhtsa.dot.gov

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