Crash and Safety Resources and Research

document The Truth about Lane Widths, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
What if we could narrow the lanes on a roadway without adversely impacting the operations of the roadway? This case study addresses current research on lane widths. ...more >
web Traffic Safety Fact Sheets, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This site contains links to annual NHTSA traffic safety fact sheets from 1993 to the current year for pedestrians, cyclists (pedalcyclists), school transportation, and others. ...more >
document Walk Wise, Drive Smart, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
"Walk Wise, Drive Smart" was created to improve pedestrian safety and walkability for older adults in the greater Hendersonville, North Carolina community. ...more >
document Green Ribbon Month, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Community groups, schools, and government agencies cooperate on a "Green Ribbon" public awareness campaign to successfully improve pedestrian safety at school zone intersections. ...more >
document Literature Review on Vehicle Travel Speeds and Pedestrian Injuries Among Selected Racial/Ethnic Groups, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
The relationship between vehicle travel speeds and resulting pedestrian injury was reviewed in the literature and in existing data sets. ...more >
document Evaluation of Lane Reduction "Road Diet" Measures and Their Effects on Crashes and Injuries, Federal Highway Administration
This study examines the safety benefits of road diets. ...more >
web What Do Traffic Crashes Cost?, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This report updates the national estimates of employer costs of crashes presented in Traffic Safety and Health Care: State and National Estimates of Employer Costs and adds estimates of employer costs by industry. ...more >
document Accommodating Pedestrians in Work Zones, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This brochure provides some helpful guidelines that can be used to accommodate pedestrians in work zones. ...more >
document National Bicycling and Walking Study - Ten Year Report, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT)
The US Department of Transportation released this 10-year Status Report to track its progress and activities towards implementing the National Walking and Bicycling Study. ...more >
document Zone Guide for Pedestrian Safety, Federal Highway Administration
This guide describes what zoning is and explains how to design and use pedestrian safety zones to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of pedestrian safety programs. ...more >