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 An Intensive Pedestrian Safety Engineering Study Using Computerized Crash Analysis, UC Berkeley Traffic Safety Center
This paper describes the technical procedures and the pedestrian countermeasure plan that resulted from an intensive study designed to analyze pedestrian injuries by zones (i.e., neighborhoods or districts) ...more >
web Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
National membership group for planners, engineers, advocates, academics working to improve conditions for bicycling and walking. ...more >
document Safety in Numbers: More Walkers and Bicyclists, Safer Walking and Bicycling, Injury Prevention
This paper examines the relationship between the numbers of people walking or bicycling and the frequency of collisions between motorists and walkers or bicyclists. ...more >
document Toward Universal Access: Americans with Disabilities Act Sidewalk and Curb Ramp Self-Evaluation Report for the City of Bellevue, City of Bellevue Transportation Department
This report pinpoints pedestrian facilities requiring additional assessment and potential modification to ensure that the City's public rights-of-way meet ADA standards. ...more >
document An Analysis of North Carolina Guidelines and Criteria for Establishing School Walk Zones, North Carolina Department of Transportation, North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) initiated a project to research the potential for development of standardized school walk zone policies for the state. This report contains the results and recommendations of the study. ...more >
document Status Report: Roundabouts, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
This status report reviews studies concerning motorist and pedestrian safety in roundabouts. ...more >
document An Overview of the Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program (FTBSEP),
The primary goal of the FTBSEP is to reduce injuries and fatalities by teaching children knowledge and skills needed to be predictable and competent pedestrians and bicyclists throughout their lives. ...more >
document Bicyclists and Pedestrians Have a Legal Right to the Road, Vermont Pedestrian and Bicycle Coalition
This document explains the appropriate behavior for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists in order to safely share the road. ...more >
web Study of Optimal Travel Speed Limits for Shared Travel, New Jersey Department of Transportation
This report summarizes the results of the work performed under the project Study of Optimal Travel Speed Limits for Shared Traffic. ...more >
document California Blueprint for Bicycling and Walking, California Department of Transportation
The California Blueprint for Bicycling and Walking provides ambitious goals of a 50 percent increase in bicycling and walking trips by 2010, a 50 percent decrease in bicycle and pedestrian fatality rates by 2010, ...more >