Education Resources and Research

web Bicycle & Pedestrian Program, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Program of the Federal Highway Administration's Office of Human and Natural Environment, promotes bicycle and pedestrian transportation accessibility, use, and safety. ...more >
web Designing for Pedestrians, Washington State Department of Transportation
Washington State's Designing for Pedestrians website offers assistance in the form of research materials, frequently asked questions, and outlines of design standards. ...more >
document Bicycle Safety Message to Parents, Teachers and Motorists, National Highway Traffic Safety Adminstration (NHTSA) and Consumer Products Safety Commission
To make bicycles safer, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission developed a mandatory safety standard for bicycles to help eliminate injuries due to mechanical and structural failures. ...more >
document Contents and Assessment of Traffic Education Programmes, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
In addition to outlining the importance of education programs, this document presents a framework for evaluating the effectiveness of existing programs. ...more >
document Traffic Education of Children 4-12 Years Old,
The report contains an assessment of existing traffic education programs for children ages 4-12. ...more >
web Database of Dutch Laws for Various Travel Modes, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
This database of laws and measures can be searched by multiple variables, including mode of travel, time period, and type of law. ...more >
web Dutch Data Sources, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
Provides links to dozens of organizations and data sources that SWOV uses in its research. ...more >
web Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV) Online Library, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
This searchable database provides a one-stop location for all of SWOV-produced research materials. ...more >
web American College of Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine
The college publishes several journals that report recent research and new developments on physical fitness and the health benefits of active living. The current contents of these journals can be browsed online. ...more >
web Data from Healthy People 2010, US Department of Health and Human Services
This site tracks the success of the Healthy People 2010 objectives developed to improve the health of Americans by the year 2010, including the 10 leading health indicators, major data sources, DATA2010 from the The National Center for Health Statistics ( ...more >