Enforcement Resources and Research

web Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Research Reports, Florida Department of Transportation
The Florida Department of Transportation conducts research on issues related to pedestrians and bicycles. Go to this section of the Department website to download some of the available reports (in pdf format) ...more >
document What You Need to Know About Oregon Crosswalk Laws, Oregon Department of Transportation
This brochure provides information for drivers regarding the safe way to drive, how to avoid hurting pedestrians, and the crosswalk laws in Oregon. ...more >
document What You Need to Know About Oregon Crosswalk Laws (Spanish), Oregon Department of Transportation
This Spanish-language brochure provides information and safety tips for drivers regarding the traffic and crosswalk laws in Oregon. ...more >
document Field Evaluation of Experimental "In-Street" Yield to Pedestrian Signs in Madison, Wisconsin, Federal Highway Administration
The purpose of this experiment was to evaluate the effectiveness of a "Yield To Pedestrians" sign in increasing driver compliance with Wisconsin's pedestrian rights laws. ...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 >
multimedia Resource Guide on Laws Related to Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The resource guide contains a array of vehicle and traffic laws that may have the potential to affect pedestrian or bicycle safety, either positively or negatively. This guide is for anyone interested in vehicle and traffic laws and pedestrian and bicycle safety. ...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 >
web Transportation Alternatives Citizens Group (New York City Area), Transportation Alternatives
Transportation Alternatives' mission is to reclaim New York City's streets from the automobile, and to advocate for bicycling, walking and public transit as the best transportation alternatives. ...more >
document Motorists, Bicyclists and Pedestrians: Sharing the Road Safely, The New York State Department of Transportation
This training supplement is provided to trainers in Driver Improvement Programs to encourage motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians to safely share the road. ...more >
document Hey! Older pedestrians need more time than that to cross a street!, Highway Safety Research Center
This article focuses on the need for longer traffic walk lights, zoning, and education for the older pedestrian population. This article was written for the Partnership for a Walkable America by Emily Smith of the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center. ...more >