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document Planning Complete Streets for an Aging America, AARP
This report offers refinements to intersection design treatments recommended by the Federal Highway Administration in its Design Handbook for Older Drivers and Pedestrians. ... more >>
document Safety Benefits of Walkways, Sidewalks, and Paved Shoulders, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Providing walkways separated from the travel lanes could help to prevent up to 88 percent of these "walking along roadway" crashes. ... more >>
document Safety Benefits of Raised Medians and Pedestrian Refuge Areas, Federal Highway Administration
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) strongly encourages the use of raised medians (or refuge areas) in curbed sections of multi-lane roadways in urban and suburban areas. ... more >>
document Accessible Pedestrian Signals: Synthesis and Guide to Best Practice, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
This document provides background information on how pedestrians who are blind or visually impaired cross streets, and how Accessible Pedestrian Signals assist this process. ... more >>
web Keep Kids Alive Drive 25®, Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® (KKAD25)
Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® is a non-profit safety campaign targeting observance of the residential speed limit. The website provides promotional materials, ordering information, crash statistics, and other information. ... more >>
web Tip # 8, Kids on the Move: Walking and Bicycling Safely, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Web-based tip sheet for parents highlights what parents need to know to enable their children to walk and bike safely. ... more >>
document Eighth United States-Japan Workshop on Advanced Technology in Highway Engineering, Federal Highway Administration
This report summarizes the 8th U.S.- Japan Workshop on Pedestrian and Nighttime Safety. Focus areas included general trends in the U.S. and Japan, funding, disabled and elderly pedestrians, Geographic Information Systems ( ... more >>
document On the Move: by Foot, Department for Transport
This document suggests how we might both improve conditions for walking and increase the number of journeys made on foot. ... more >>
document Crossing Solutions at Roundabouts and Channelized Turn Lanes for Pedestrians with Vision Disabilities, Transportation Research Board
This report explores concerns over the accessibility of two complex intersection forms for blind pedestrians: intersections with channelized right turn lanes and roundabouts with one-lane and two-lane approaches. ... more >>
document Pedestrian Crash Trends and Potential Countermeasures from Around the World, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
As automobile transportation continues to increase around the world, bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorcyclists, also known as Vulnerable Road Users (VRU), will become more susceptible to traffic crashes. ... more >>