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Mayor's Committee on the Built Environment

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Louisville Mayor initiates improvement to the pedestrian environment through a health program, a committee on the built environment, a bike summit, and an upcoming pedestrian summit.
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Creating a Healthy Environment: The Impact of the Built Environment on Public Health

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This report looks at the impact that land-use decisions have on public health. "In this monograph, [the authors] address...land-use decisions, discuss how they affect our health, and offer some suggestions on how public health professionals can collaborate with their colleagues in land-
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Traffic Safety Bilingual Glossary

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This glossary provides traffic safety terms and phrases in both English and Spanish.
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Portland's Blue Bike Lanes

Source: City of Portland Office of Transportation
The project goal is to investigate the effectiveness of colored pavement markings in reducing bicyclist-motorist conflicts at designated crossing areas.
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Bicycle Safety Education Resource Center

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This Resource Center provides bicycle safety education information specific to several age groups. Resources include training materials, a Good Practices Guide, and a detailed curriculum objectives guide designed for 8 different audiences.
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State and Regional Agencies Work with Community Members in Charleston

Source: National Cooperative Highway Research Program Report on Transportation and Health
A partnership for health in Charleston, South Carolina, uses a citizen survey to help determine and ensure preferred allocation of transportation funds to pedestrian and bicycle facilities.
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Community Involvement During the Planning Process

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Community and advocacy groups in Norfolk engage local residents to determine high priority pedestrian and bicycle issues on a major commercial corridor.
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Street Crossing Issues for Persons With Cognitive Disabilities

Source: Delaware County, Pennsylvania; Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
This paper discusses issues and skills affecting safe crossing by persons with cognitive disabilities, and calls for research to identify design features, signalization and technologies that can enable users with cognitive disabilities to cross safely.
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Get Active Orlando

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Orlando uses a "get active" campaign funded through Active Living by Design to encourage walking and bicycling in its downtown.
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Pedestrian Safety Roadshow

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The purpose of the Roadshow is to assist communities in developing their own approach to identifying and solving the problems that affect pedestrian safety and walkability. The website contains an overview of the program and links to statistics and tools concerning pedestrians.
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