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 Walking - The Worries of Pedestrians,
A project whose aim was to determine the factors which make walking a pleasant, safe, and attractive transport mode. ...more >
web Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Research Reports, Florida Department of Transportation
The Florida Department of Transportation conducts research on issues related to pedestrians and bicycles. Go to this section of the Department website to download some of the available reports (in pdf format) ...more >
document Washington State Pedestrian Collision Data 1990 to 1995, Washinton State Department of Transportation
This report identifies common vehicle pedestrian collision types and provides valuable information to planners, traffic engineers, safety education professionals, law enforcement, walking advocates, ...more >
document Special Report: Accessible Public Rights-of-Way Planning and Design for Alterations, Public Rights-of-Way Access Advisory Committee
This technical assistance publication has been developed to provide guidance in the planning and design of pedestrian improvements constructed as part of an alteration project. ...more >
web Danish Road Directorate, Danish Ministry of Transport and Energy
The mission of the Danish Road Directorate is to manage the national roads, which carry almost 30 % of the total transport volume in Denmark. The site contains crash statistics, training information, ...more >
web Institute of Transportation Engineers, Institute of Transportation Engineers
The Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international educational and scientific association of transportation professionals who are responsible for meeting mobility and safety needs. ...more >
document Making Crosswalks Safer for Pedestrians: Application of a Multidisciplinary Approach to Improve Pedestrian Safety at Crosswalks in St. Petersburg, Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research
Overview of the multidisciplinary program implemented in St. Petersburg, Florida to increase motorists yielding to pedestrians, reduce pedestrian-motor vehicle, and increase pedestrians' feelings of comfort and safety in crosswalks. ...more >
document Keeping Children Safe in Traffic, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development draws on best practices and research results to show how child casualties can be reduced. Free executive summary. $45 for full report. ...more >
document Walking, Cycling, and Obesity Rates in Europe, North America, and Australia, Journal of Physical Activity and Health
This study was designed to examine the relationship between active transportation and obesity rates in different countries. ...more >
document Pedestrian Safety and Accessibility Audit Tools, Queensland Government Department of Main Roads
Tool developed by the Queensland government to identify inadequate or unsafe pedestrian facilities. ...more >