International Case Studies

Bike to Work Week: A Case Study in Successful Behavior Change
Coordinators attempted to increase participation in Bike to Work Week by narrowing the event's focus and discarding or changing components that didn't attract new cyclists.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)

Case Study No. 16: A Study of Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs in European Countries
Most European nations have embarked on programs to reduce congestion, lower traffic accidents and improve the safety of cyclists and pedestrians. This paper concentrates on the ways bicycle and pedestrian facilities have been improved and cyclists and pedestrians benefited by these practices of "traffic calming."
Federal Highway Administration, 1992

Case Study No. 17: Bicycle and Pedestrian Policies and Programs in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand
This report examines biycle and pedestrian programs and policies in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, with particular attention to lessons that may be useful to U.S. transportation professionals and policymakers.
Federal Highway Administration, 1992
Asia and Australia

Case Study No. 18: Analyses of Successful Provincial, State, and Local Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs in Canada and the United States
This report reviews various potential indicators of success demonstrated by different programs to determine how very different bicycle and pedestrian programs can be compared and used as an example or model for other communities.
Federal Highway Administration, 1993
North America

Case Study No. 19: Traffic Calming, Auto-Restricted Zones and Other Traffic Management Techniques - Their Effects on Bicycling and Pedestrians
The body of this report can be divided into three parts. The first two major sections examine the history and traffic-calming techniques installed in Europe, Japan, and the United States. The final section of the report examines the practical and policy implication of traffic calming.
Federal Highway Administration, 1994
Europe, Japan, US

City of Richmond Pedestrian Strategy
British Columbia city improves pedestrian safety through a five-point comprehensive pedestrian strategy that includes new crosswalk lighting and signage, accessible transit, education materials, and strategic partnerships.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), 2007

Creating Active Rural Communities
Through a combination of partnerships, planning, and advocacy, municipalities were able to develop and promote active living practices in rural Haliburton County.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)

Cross the Street As If Your Life Depends On It
Injury Prevention Coalition uses dramatic poster and movie theatre advertisement to inform and educate the public about pedestrian safety in Greater Toronto.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), 2007

False Creek Pedestrian and Cyclist Crossings Study
Vancouver conducts a nonmotorist study of three bridge corridors into its downtown to help adequately plan for growing facility demand for walking and bicycling.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), 2007

Look Out For Each Other, Share the Responsibility
Television, radio, billboards, and other publicizing methods are used in Edmonton, along with targeted enforcement, to reduce pedestrian collisions and fatalities.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), 2007

Sunday Parkways Programs
Bogota, Colombia gets people moving by shutting streets down to automobile traffic.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), 2008

ViaRecreActiva Metropolitana
To connect two diverse neighborhoods in Guadalajara, Mexico, officials closed streets to automobile traffic and opened them for bicycling, walking, and community building.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), 2009

Check it out! Cargo Bike Library Takes Off in Sydney, Australia
Program providing rental cargo bicycles and trailers to Sydney residents at a low cost.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), 2010

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