Engineering Resources and Research

multimedia GIS Tools for Improving Pedestrian and Bike Safety, Federal Highway Administration
This TechBrief discusses the use of GIS software to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety. ...more >
document Roundabouts: An Informational Guide, Turner Fairbank Highway Safety Research Center
The guidance supplied in this document is based on established U.S. and international practices and is supplemented by recent research. ...more >
document Pedestrian Synthesis Report, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, Federal Highway Administration
The following document summarizes research on pedestrian safety in the United States with a focus on crash characteristics and the safety effects of various roadway features and traffic-control devices; ...more >
document GIS-Based Crash Referencing and Analysis System, Federal Highway Administration
This paper summarizes efforts to develop a crash referencing and analysis system within GIS. ...more >
document Passive Pedestrian Detection at Unsignalized Crossings, Oregon State University, DKS Associates, Federal Highway Administration
This report discusses a project conducted by the City of Portland to evaluate available sensor technologies for passive pedestrian detection, thedesign of a crossing to utilize these sensor technologies, ...more >
document Ultra-Violet Headlamp Technology for Nighttime Enhancement of Fluorescent Roadway Delineation and Pedestrian Visibility, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, Center for Applied Research, Federal Highway Administration
This study reports on the the first extensive field evaluation of the pedestrian safety benefits provided by UV headlamps. ...more >
web Americans with Disabilities Act and the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (ADA-ABA), United States Access Board
This document contains scoping and technical requirements for accessibility to sites, facilities, buildings, and elements by individuals with disabilities, particularly as applies to walking surfaces. ...more >
document Pedestrian and Bicycle Data Collection in United States Communities, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, Federal Highway Administration
This study presents methods for collection of pedestrian and bicycle data. ...more >
document Designing for Active Transportation, Active Living Research
This research summary gives a synopsis of the current state of peer-reviewed research into what makes a community "walkable" or "bikeable," so people can get physical activity as part of their daily routine - ...more >
document Law Enforcement Pedestrian Safety, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
This manual is designed as a resource for police agencies needing to solve unfamiliar traffic safety problems. ...more >