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Pedestrian Forum newsletter

Source: Federal Highway Administration
A quarterly newsletter focusing on topics on how to improve conditions for bicycling and walking and to make them safer ways to travel.
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Promoting Safe Walking and Cycling to Improve Public Health: Lessons from The Netherlands and Germany

Source: American Journal of Public Health, Vol 93.9
This report examines the public health consequences of unsafe and inconvenient walking and bicycling conditions in American cities and suggest improvements based on successful policies in The Netherlands and Germany.
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Identifying Locations for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Improvements in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, North Carolina

Source: University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
The objective of the present study was to identify areas with potential hazards for pedestrians and bicyclists to aid in prioritizing safety improvements.
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Main Street Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
University professor who is also a local citizen, fosters a community main street project in Trumansburg to recapture the pedestrian-friendly environment of the downtown area.
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Atlas of Injury Mortality

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This report is intended for use as a reference tool for public health professionals and decision makers who are interested in reducing injuries among Native American children and youth.
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Rails with Trails

Source: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy; National Park Service; Rails, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
This report is designed to help planners answer questions such as: "Are rails-with-trails safe?;" "Will a rail-with-trail work in our community?;" How do we design our rail-with-
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Measuring Community Bicycle Helmet Use Among Children

Source: Public Health Reports, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The authors of this study describe what they learned through conducting studies to monitor community bicycle helmet use by children, and they share strategies and methods that they found useful in conducting bicycle helmet use studies.
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Evaluation of a Green Bike Lane Weaving Area in St. Petersburg, Florida

Source: University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, FDOT
This report focuses on colored (green) pavement and accompanying signing used in St. Petersburg, Florida in a bike lane weaving area, where motor vehicles cross the bike lane, near an intersection.
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Surface Transportation Policy Project

Source: Surface Transportation Policy Project
The Surface Transportation Policy Project is a diverse, nationwide coalition working to ensure safer communities and smarter transportation choices that enhance the economy, improve public health, promote social equity,
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Countermeasures That Work

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC)
This report explores highway safety strategies and countermeasures relevant to State Highway Safety Offices; summarizes their use, effectiveness, costs, and implementation; and provides references to research summaries and individual studies.
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