Crash and Safety 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 >
document Pedestrian/Bicyclist Warning Devices and Signs at Highway-Rail and Pathway-Rail Grade Crossings, Illinois Center for Transportation
The study highlights the multitude of factors related to pedestrian safety at rail crossings and provides an informed discussion for stakeholders to advance safety initiatives. ...more >
document A Profile of Pedestrian Fatalities in King County, WA, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
As pedestrian fatalities and injuries are most common in urban areas, Seattle and King County have by far the greatest number of pedestrian fatalities and injuries in Washington. ...more >
document Testing and Evaluation of Pedestrian Sensors, Southwest Region University Transportation Center
The main objective of this study was to evaluate sensors for use in a pedestrian safety test bed in College Station, TX. ...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 Making Walking and Cycling Safer, Transportation Quarterly, Vol. 54, No. 3
This document outlines programs in Germany and the Netherlands that have improved mobility through non-motorized modes of transportation. ...more >
document The Fatality Risk of Walking in America, Center for Urban Transportation Research - University of South Florida
This paper proposes a time-based comparative approach to examining the fatality risk of walking. ...more >
document Evaluation of Pedestrian Countdown Signals in Montgomery County, Maryland, Transportation Research Board
Pedestrian countdown signals installed at five intersections in Montgomery County, Maryland, were evaluated with a before-and-after study. ...more >
document Guidebook for Mitigating Fixed-Route Bus-and-Pedestrian Collisions, Transportation Research Board (TRB)
This document is designed to help assist transit agencies and community members in identifying preventative or remedial strategies for reducing the frequency and severity of bus-and-pedestrian collisions. ...more >
document Analysis of Bicycle-Related and Pedestrian-Related Roadway Crashes, Colorado Department of Transportation
The Colorado Department of Transportation has released a report that explores potential trends, based on patterns in crash types and causes, associated with crashes involving bicyclists and pedestrians. ...more >