Education Resources and Research

web National Center for Bicycling & Walking, National Center for Bicycling & Walking
The Center's mission is to help create bicycle-friendly and walkable communities across North America by encouraging and supporting the efforts of individuals, organizations, and agencies. ...more >
web Community Toolbox, The National Park Service
The National Park Service's Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program helps communities work together to improve their special places. They've produced the Community Toolbox, a set of techniques for project development and community participation. ...more >
web Bike Walk Virginia, Bike Walk Virginia
BikeWalk Virginia is an educational nonprofit organization that conducts advocacy, education, and training programs. ...more >
document Sacramento, CA: Pedestrian Safety Guidelines, City of Sacramento
These guidelines focus on street crossing treatments at controlled and uncontrolled intersections, discussing tools such as pavement marking and signal options and giving attention to roadway design. ...more >
web Coalition for Appropriate Transportation (CAT), Coalition for Appropriate Transportation
Coalition for Appropriate Transportation, an educational charity, works to improve mobility and to educate about safe pedestrian access, bicycling, public transportation, and trail systems. The site contains news, ...more >
web Pedestrians Educating Drivers on Safety, Inc. (PEDS), Pedestrians Educating Drivers on Safety, Inc. (PEDS)
PEDS is a member-based advocacy organization dedicated to making metro Atlanta safe and accessible for all pedestrians. The website includes volunteer opportunities, basic facts, news updates, and resources on the Atlanta- ...more >
web Prevent Pedestrian Crashes: Preschool/Elementary School Children, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Preventing Pedestrian Crashes: Preschool/Elementary School Children Provides information to parents on pedestrian risks for preschool and elementary school children. Safe and Sober Campaign. Taken from the NHTSA website. ...more >
document Know the Rules for Going To and From School More Safely, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Tips to help parents prepare their children for a safer journey to and from school. ...more >
web Streets in America Are Unsafe and Unforgiving For Kids, Federal Highway Administration
Article by Pedestrian Safety Roadshow: Speeding cars, children darting into traffic, and streets without sidewalks place youth at risk on America's roads ...more >
document Focusing on the Child Pedestrian, Federal Highway Administration
This one-page flyer reports the 1994 Child Pedestrian Injury and Fatality Rates, desribes common danger situations, and calls for education and traffic calming as preventative measures. ...more >