Web Sites

There are dozens of web sites that contain information on pedestrian safety and mobility. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) maintains an up-to-date list of national and international government agencies, state and local government agencies, professional organizations, advocacy groups, and other sites as listed in the following sections. Refer to www.walkinginfo.org/links for the latest information.

Government Agencies and Offices

Danish Road Directorate
http://www.vejdirektoratet.dk/roaddirectorate.asp?page=dept&objno=1024
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov
FHWA Office of Highway Safety
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov
FHWA/NHTSA National Crash Analysis Center
http://www.ncac.gwu.edu
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
http://www.house.gov/transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov
Transportation Association of Canada
http://www.tac-atc.ca
U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)
http://www.access-board.gov
U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT)
http://www.dot.gov

Government Programs and Initiatives

FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bikeped
FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Research Page
http://www.tfhrc.gov/safety/pedbike/pedbike.htm
FHWA Pedestrian/Bicyclist Crash Analysis Tool (PBCAT)
http://www.walkinginfo.org/pc/pbcat.htm
NHTSA Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS)
http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/Main/index.aspx
Walkability Checklist
http://www.walkableamerica.org/checklist-walkability.pdf
NHTSA Pedestrian Safety Toolkit Resource Catalog
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/fourthlevel/pdf/G014-031ResourceCatalog.pdf
NHTSA Pedestrians, Bicycles, and Motorcycles Pages
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/ped
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/bike
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/motorcycle
Office of Highway Safety Pedestrian/Bicyclist Safety Program
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) Web Sites
http://www.pedbikeinfo.org
http://www.walkinginfo.org
http://www.bicyclinginfo.org
http://www.pedbikeimages.org
http://www.iwalktoschool.org
http://www.walktoschool.org
Pedestrian Safety Roadshow
http://www.library.unt.edu/gpo/OTA/walk/Default.htm
Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21)
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/tea21

Professional Organizations

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
http://www.transportation.org
American Planning Association (APA)
http://www.planning.org/
American Public Works Association
http://www.apwa.net/
American Traffic Safety Services Association
http://www.atssa.com/
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP)
http://www.apbp.org/
Bicycle Federation of America/National Center for Bicycling and Walking
http://www.bikewalk.org/
Human-Powered Transportation Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers
http://www.ascehpt.homestead.com/
Institute of Transportation Engineers
http://www.ite.org/
League of American Bicyclists
http://www.bikeleague.org/
National Center for Bicycling and Walking
http://www.bikewalk.org/
National Safety Council
http://www.nsc.org/
Partnership for a Walkable America
http://www.walkableamerica.org
Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/

Other Organizations (Including Advocacy Organizations)

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
http://www.aaafoundation.org/home/
America Walks
http://www.americawalks.org
American Council of the Blind — Pedestrian Safety
http://www.acb.org/pedestrian
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
http://www.bhsi.org
Better Environmentally Sound Transportation
http://www.best.bc.ca
Chainguard — Bicycle Advocacy Online
http://probicycle.com/
Conservation Law Foundation
http://www.clf.org
Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition
http://www.massbike.org
National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse
http://www.enhancements.org
Partnership for a Walkable America
http://www.walkableamerica.org
Pedestrians Educating Drivers on Safety, Inc. (PEDS)
http://www.peds.org
Rails to Trails Conservancy
http://www.railtrails.org
Surface Transportation Policy Project
http://www.transact.org
Transportation Alternatives Citizens Group (New York City Area)
http://www.transalt.org
Travis County (Austin, TX) SuperCyclist Project
http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/bicycle/super.htm
Tri-State Transportation Campaign (New York/New Jersey/Connecticut)
http://www.tstc.org
Vermont Bicycle and Pedestrian Coalition
http://www.vtbikeped.org
Victoria Policy Institute
http://www.vtpi.org
WALK Austin
http://walkaustin.org/
Walkable Communities, Inc.
http://www.walkable.org/

Local/State Sites

City of Boulder, CO, Transportation Planning
http://www.bouldercolorado.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=707&Itemid=1206
City of Cambridge, MA, Environmental and Transportation Division
http://www.cambridgema.gov/cdd/et/ped/index.html
City of Portland, OR, Pedestrian Transportation Program
http://www.trans.ci.portland.or.us
City of Tallahassee, FL, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
http://www.crtpa.org
Florida Department of Transportation Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program
http://www.dot.state.fl.us/Safety/ped_bike/ped_bike.shtm
Missouri Department of Transportation Bicycle/Pedestrian Program
http://www.modot.org/othertransportation/bike_ped/Bikepedprogramintro.htm
Montgomery County, MD, Residential Traffic-Calming Program
http://www.dpwt.com/TraffPkgDiv/triage.htm
New York City Department of Transportation Pedestrian Information
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/home.html
Oregon Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/BIKEPED/
Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Information
http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/modes/pedestrian.htm

Pedestrian and Bicycle Link Pages

Bicycle advocacy websites provided by Chainguard
http://probicycle.com/mainnet.html
Bicycle education and safety sites provided by Chainguard
http://probicycle.com/mainedu.html
Bicycling sites provided by Cyber Cyclery
http://www.cyclery.com/cc/home
Pedestrian and bicycle sites provided by TransAct
http://www.transact.org/issues/intro_hss.asp
Pedestrian issues and organization provided by PEDS
http://www.peds.org/links.htm
State bicycle laws provided by Bicycle Coalition of Massachusetts
http://www.massbike.org/resourcesnew/bike-law/

Pedestrian and Bicycle Studies and Statistics

Bike Plan Source Hot Topics provided by Tracy-Williams Consulting
http://www.bikeplan.com/traxq.htm
BTS National Transportation Library Links to Bike/Pedestrian Transportation Research
http://www.transtats.bts.gov/Databases.asp?Mode_ID=7&Mode_Desc=Bike/Pedestrian&Subject_ID2=0
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
http://www.bts.gov
Consumer Product Safety Commission Recreational Safety Publications
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/rec_sfy.html
National Bicycling and Walking Study Five-Year Status Report
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bikeped/study.htm
Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/nhts/index.htm
Northwestern University Traffic Institute
http://server.traffic.northwestern.edu/
PedSMART — Application ITS Technology to Pedestrian Safety
http://www.walkinginfo.org/pedsmart/home.htm
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
http://www.umich.edu/~industry/pedvis.html
University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
http://www.hsrc.unc.edu/
   

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