Community Resources and Research


  1. Source: Knoblauch RL, Tustin BH, Smith SA, Pietrucha MT. Investigation of Exposure-Based Pedestrian Accident Areas: Crosswalks, Sidewalks, Local Streets, and Major Arterials. DOT publication FHWA-RD-87-038. Washington, DC: US Dept of Transportation; 1987.
  2. Killing Speed and Saving Lives, U.K. Department of Transportation, London, 1987.


document Quantifying Countermeasure Effectiveness, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
By analyzing pedestrian and bicyclist crash data, Metropolitan Orlando gained an understanding of safety needs and made countermeasure recommendations to correct them. ...more >
document Pedestrian Safety Student Handbook, NHTSA, ASPIRA, CAL
This curriculum module presents key safety concepts through the story of a pedestrian-motor vehicle crash and its consequences in the lives of two families. ...more >
document Accessible Pedestrian Signals: Effects on Safety and Independence of Pedestrians Who Are Blind, Transportation Research Board
Presents research on street crossings by [visually impaired] pedestrians, before and after the installation of accessible pedestrian signals (APS). This resource can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board, ...more >
document Evaluation of Lane Reduction "Road Diet" Measures on Crashes, Highway Safety Information System (HSIS)
The objective of this reanalysis was to estimate the change in total crashes resulting from the conversions in two databases and to combine these estimates into a crash modification factor(CMF). ...more >
document Pedestrians and Bicycles, Transportation Research Board
This Transportation Research Record contains 24 papers on the subject of pedestrians and bicycles. It can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board, or accessed by subscribers. ...more >
document Drivers Perception of Vulnerable Road Users - A Hazard Perception Approach,
An assessment of hazard perception abilities of drivers to vulnerable road users. ...more >
document The Influence of the Individual's Risk Perception and Attitudes on Travel Behavior,
This study analyzes the effect of individuals' risk perception and beliefs, in addition to demographic and socio-economic characteristics, on their willingness to shift from car to public transportation and walking. ...more >
document Pedestrian Crash Types: A 1990's Informational Guide, Federal Highway Administration
This informational guide provides detail on specific pedestrian-motor vehicle crash types (e.g. intersection dash) through two-page layouts that contain a sketch, description, and summary of the crash type, ...more >
document Causative Factors and Trends in Florida Pedestrian Crashes, Transportation Research Board
This report discusses the results of a case study review of 353 fatal pedestrian crashes that occurred in Florida and the contributing factors to the crashes. This resource can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board, ...more >
document Increasing Powered Two-Wheels' (PTWs') Detectability by Using Phi-Phenomenon,
The study evaluates the potential of a unique display of two helmet-mounted lights that blink in an alternating manner to create movement illusion to increase PTWs' conspicuity and visibility. ...more >