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 Pedestrian and Bicyclist Intersection Safety Indices, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The primary objective of this study was to develop safety indices to allow engineers, planners, and other practitioners to proactively prioritize intersection crosswalks and intersection approaches with respect to pedestrian and bicycle safety. ...more >
web National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
The site provides information and materials concerning transportation safety. ...more >
web NHTSA Injury Prevention Page, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This site provides information on injury prevention, driver performance, and crashes. ...more >
document Community Action and Fundraising in Portland, Oregon, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Community group in Portland partners with a local business, the city, and DOT to improve the pedestrian environment through specially designed umbrellas and multiple engineering measures. ...more >
web Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) National Transportation Library, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
This online research database offers the option to search all documents classified under pedestrian, bicycles, or both. ...more >
document Crash Data: Pedestrians, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
This 3-page document gives an overview of the characteristics of pedestrian crashes, in addition to data on when and where pedestrian deaths most often occur. ...more >
document Effects of Individualized Feedback on Car Drivers' Speed at Pedestrians Crossings,
Investigation of the effects of a device which has been developed to mitigate risk of pedestrians during street crossing decreasing of car speeds and facilitating attention to vulnerable road users. ...more >
document Effects of a Towaway Reporting Threshold on Crash Analysis Results, Federal Highway Administration
This paper attempts to quantify the expected effects on data analysis capabilities when different crash reporting thresholds are altered. ...more >
document Age-Related Differences in Street-Crossing Safety Before and After Older Pedestrians' Training,
The objective of the study was to develop and assess a behavior-training program aimed at enhancing the safety of elderly pedestrians via simulator-based training in street crossing. ...more >
document Pedestrian Accidents with Left-Turning Traffic at Signalized Intersections, University of Toronto, Federal Highway Administration
This literature review examines pedestrian accidents with left-turning traffic at signalized intersections, with an emphasis on human factors. ...more >