Engineering Resources and Research

document Route 71 Pedestrian Tunnel at Monmouth University, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Underpass constructed at a high-volume street at Monmouth University eliminates growing pedestrian-vehicle conflicts. ...more >
document Geometric Design Practices for European Roads, International Technology Exchange Program, Federal Highway Administration
Presents examples of European design practice and operations. ...more >
document Urban Intersection Improvements for Pedestrian Safety, Federal Highway Administration
This report presents the final results of the signal timing element fo the FHWA research project "Urban Intersection Improvements for Pedestrian Safety." The report discusses the research which was conducted, ...more >
document Sidewalk Improvements in the Downtown Area, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Major sidewalk reconstruction and streetscape program transforms unattractive historic downtown area into a safer and more welcoming pedestrian environment. ...more >
document Accessible Sidewalks and Street Crossings, Federal Highway Administration,
The intent of this guide is to focus on some of the emerging accessibility issues and the design parameters that affect sidewalk and street crossing design and operation. ...more >
document Model Pedestrian Safety Program, Federal Highway Administration
This Guide describes how localities can plan, imnplement, and evaluate a pedestrian safety program. A six-step Model Pedestrian Safety Program is described. ...more >
document Rails with Trails: Lessons Learned, Federal Highway Administration
A research report about trails located near railroad and transit rights-of-way. ...more >
document Model Pedestrian Safety Program, Federal Highway Administration
This Supplement to the Model Pedestrian Safety Program User's Guide provides detailed information on specific pedestrian safety countermeasures. ...more >
document A Review of the Impacts of the Towaway Reporting Threshold on a Highway Safety Program, Federal Highway Administration
This study reviews the potential impacts of a towaway reporting threshold on the North Carolina Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) listings and on the locations and types of crash patterns identified on collision diagrams by field engineers. ...more >
document Pedestrian Safety and Mobility Aids for Crossings at Bus Stops, New Jersey Department of Transportation, The Federal Highway Administration
This paper describes a project initiated by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) to investigate solutions poor mid-block crossings that would benefit pedestrians and encourage mass transit ridership. ...more >