Engineering Resources and Research

document Lista de Condiciones para Caminar (Spanish Walkability Checklist), California Walk to School Day
This is a Spanish-language version of a Walkability Checklist, designed for parents and children to assess their route to school. ...more >
document An Intensive Pedestrian Safety Engineering Study Using Computerized Crash Analysis, UC Berkeley Traffic Safety Center
This paper describes the technical procedures and the pedestrian countermeasure plan that resulted from an intensive study designed to analyze pedestrian injuries by zones (i.e., neighborhoods or districts) ...more >
web Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
National membership group for planners, engineers, advocates, academics working to improve conditions for bicycling and walking. ...more >
web Center for Livable Communities, Local Government Commission
The Center for Livable Communities helps local governments and community leaders be proactive in their land use and transportation planning, and adopt programs and policies that lead to more livable and resource- ...more >
document Review and Comparison of NJ Traffic Signal Standards for Striping Schemes for Pedestrian Crossings, Voorhees Transportation Policy Institute
This paper presents findings of enhanced and more innovative practices of traffic signal standards and striping schemes that could be applied to pedestrian crossings throughout New Jersey. ...more >
document Road Diets: Fixing the Big Roads, Walkable Communities
This paper explores the use of road diets to manage vehicular transportation. ...more >
document Pedestrian Safety Toolkit Resource Catalog, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
A guide for pedestrian safety activists to help them locate resources that fit their needs. Includes steps to starting a pedestrian safety program and a list of resources that will be needed. 80 pages. ...more >
document School Administrator's Guide to School Walk Routes and Student Pedestrian Safety, Washington Traffic Safety Commission and Washington State DOT
The School Administrator's Guide to School Walk Routes and Student Pedestrian Safety provides resources to help develop, maintain, and improve school walk routes. ...more >
document The Influence of Traffic Calming Devices Upon Fire Vehicle Travel Times, Portland Department of Transportation
The paper presents the results of a research project conducted by the City of Portland to measure the affects of both traffic circles and speed bumps on response times for various types of fire apparatus. ...more >
document Achieving Support for Traffic Mitigation from Elected Officials and Emergency Services, City of Phoenix, Arizona, Institute of Transportation Engineers
This paper discusses techniques for achieving support from neighborhood residents, elected officials, emergency service providers, and more. Also provided is a brief introduction to Phoenix and a description of Phoenix' ...more >