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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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Pedestrian Mobility and Safety Audit Guide

Source: American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
This guide explains the myriad issues related to pedestrian safety and mobility. It includes photos of what to look for and findings from surveys in four cities.
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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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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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Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety and Mobility in Europe

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The purpose of the 2009 international scanning study was to identify and assess effective approaches to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety and mobility.
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Evaluation of the Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacon at a Pinellas Trail Crossing in St. Petersburg, Florida

Source: University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, FDOT
This report is an evaluation of the installation of the rectangualr rapid flash beacon (RRFB) where the Pinellas Trail crosses 22nd Avenue N in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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Bicycle Road Safety Audit Guidelines and Prompt Lists

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The purpose of this resource is to provide transportation agencies and RSA teams with a better understanding of the safety of cyclists in the transportation system when conducting an RSA.
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Safety Effects of the Conversion of Rural Two-Lane Roadways to Four-Lane Roadways

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This study develops an initial estimate of the safety effects of conversion of typical sections of two- to four-lane roads and predicts whether such effects would be similar across multiple States.
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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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