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Finding Strategies to Improve Pedestrian Safety in Rural Areas

Source: United States Department of Transportation, Connecticut Transportation Institute
The objective of this research is to study the safety of pedestrian crossings in rural areas to discover factors that help explain high rates of collisions involving pedestrians crossing the road.
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Safety & Locational Criteria for Bicycle Facilities

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This manual is designed to assist a designer of bicycle facilties in providing a safe and effective environment for bicyclists, pedestrians and motor vehicle operators.
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From Targeted "Black Spots" to Area-wide Pedestrian Safety

Source: Injury Prevention
This study describes and illustrates the geographic distribution of pedestrian crash sites in Montreal, Canada with an alternative data source. The full article may be purchased from Injury Prevention,
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A Compendium of NHTSA's Pedestrian and Bicyclist Traffic Safety Research Projects, 1969-2007

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This compendium describes the pedestrian and bicyclist safety research conducted by the Office of Behavioral Safety Research and its predecessor organizations during the period 1969-2007.
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Focusing on the Senior Pedestrian

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This short web document addresses the unique difficulties of the senior pedestrian, illustrating with charts and graphs.
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Highway Route Designation Criteria for Bicycle Routes: Handbook

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The Handbook is designed to simplify the task of selecting and designating streets and highways for bike routes. The topics covered include the definition of bike routes, the purpose(s) which affect suitability,
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Evaluation of Pedestrian Data Needs and Collection Efforts

Source: Transportation Research Board, University of Utah Department of Environmental Engineering
This paper discusses the extent to which pedestrian demand, behavior, and facilities data can assist in the study of pedestrian safety issues, reviews data collection strategies, suggests some data collection improvements,
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Methods of Increasing Pedestrian Safety at Right-Turn-On-Red Intersections (User's Manual)

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This study sought to determine current motorist compliance to RTOR regulations, develop and test countermeasures for RTOR pedestrian crashes, and develop improved guidelines for prohibition of RTOR.
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Investigation of the Impact of Medians on Road Users

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety impact of raised curb medians, two-way left-turn lane medians, and undivided cross sections on vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The study concentrates on medians located on unlimited access arterials in central business districts (
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NYU Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management

Source: New York University Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management
This site freely provides all the center's research publications, information on education courses and technical assistance, and updates on news and events.
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