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Training Law Enforcement Officers to Enforce Pedestrian and Bicycle Laws: Watch for Me NC

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
The UNC Highway Safety Research Center partnered with the North Carolina DOT, local municipalities, county governments, and others to develop a pilot pedestrian and bicycle safety program in the Triangle region.
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Sidewalk Planning: A GIS-Based Approach

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A custom GIS-based toolset was developed to accurately identify potential sidewalk construction and maintenance projects, score and prioritize these projects using weighted comparisons, and provide cost estimates.
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Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design Guide

Source: FHWA
This Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design Guide outlines planning considerations for separated bike lanes (also sometimes called "cycle tracks" or "protected bike lanes") and provides a menu of design optionscovering typical one and two-
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BikeHAWK: Adapting the pedestrian hybrid beacon to aid bicyclists crossing busy streets

Source: Richard Nassi, Diahn Swartz, Ann Chanecka, Paul Casertano, and Gabe Thum
This case study explains Tucson's experience with the BikeHAWK beacon, which uses a combination of MUTCD approved signs, signals, and markings to guide bicyclists through the intersection of residential and arterial streets.
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Vision Zero Cities 2016

Source: Transporation Alternatives
Vision Zero Cities features insights from an international braintrust of experts in the public and private sector.
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Bicycling and Walking in the United States 2016

Source: Alliance for Biking and Walking
The Alliance for Biking & Walking has been tracking data across the U.S. through the Benchmarking Project since 2003. Every two years, the project team releases an updated report with the most recent data available,
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Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This white paper discusses ways transportation planners and others can work to incorporate the pedestrian and bicycle needs of traditionally underserved communities into their transportation planning.
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Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons in St. Petersburg

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
This case study examines the installation of rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRFB) in St. Petersburg, FL.
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Nickerson Street Road Diet

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Nickerson Street in Seattle, WA, was a difficult roadway for pedestrians to cross because it had four travel lanes and few pedestrian crossings.
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Chain Reaction: Boston’s First Mobile, After-School Bike Shop and Training Center

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Bicycling is one of the healthiest and least expensive modes of transportation, so why is bicycling not more prevalent in low income urban areas?
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Bike to Work Week: A Case Study in Successful Behavior Change

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
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.
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Emergency Vehicles and Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Clark County needed traffic calming measures that would slow speeds on neighborhood streets, yet accommodate emergency response vehicles.
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Harold Street Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Traffic calming on SE Harold in Portland, Oregon, has been very successful and neighborhood livability has been enhanced.
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Exclusive Pedestrian Phasing

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Beverly Hills implemented an exclusive pedestrian signal at busy downtown intersections to greater reduce the number of pedestrian and vehicle conflicts.
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The Truth about Lane Widths

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
What if we could narrow the lanes on a roadway without adversely impacting the operations of the roadway? This case study addresses current research on lane widths.
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Sunday Parkways: Helping Minority Communities Connect to Bicycling and Walking

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Active Transportation Alliance believed that a Sunday Parkways program can connect diverse communities to bicycling, walking, and physical activity.
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Green Ribbon Month

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Community groups, schools, and government agencies cooperate on a "Green Ribbon" public awareness campaign to successfully improve pedestrian safety at school zone intersections.
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Third Street Promenade

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The transformation of a pedestrian mall in Santa Monica, California.
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Winthrop Street Shared Street

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The transformation of Winthrop Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Nebraska Avenue Road Diet

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A variety of countermeasures were used to increase safety in one of the most dangerous roadway corridors in Tampa, Florida.
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Pedestrian Improvements at Jackson Avenue and the Pulaski Bridge

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Modifications of Jackson Avenue and the Pulaski Bridge in Queens improved pedestrian safety, circulation and access.
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New York City's Summer Streets

Source: New York City, New York
New York City's Summer Streets program that showcased car-free streets several days during the summer.
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Improving Pedestrian Conditions on a High Traffic Arterial

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
San Francisco's 19th Avenue/Park Presidio Boulevard is a major multi-use transportation corridor with many issues including heavy traffic, difficult pedestrian crossings, and unwelcoming design features.
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Check it out! Cargo Bike Library Takes Off in Sydney, Australia

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Program providing rental cargo bicycles and trailers to Sydney residents at a low cost.
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Smart Growth Implementation Assistance in Teton County, Idaho

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The towns of Victor and Driggs applied for assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency's Smart Growth Implementation Assistance (SGIA) program which provides direct technical assistance to state and local governments.
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Perils for Pedestrians

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Monthly public access television show produced in Bethesda educates viewers on pedestrian safety and solution through local and international examples.
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'Cops in Crosswalks': Pedestrian Decoy Enforcement in New Jersey

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The New Jersey Pedestrian Decoy Safety Program, 'Cops in Crosswalks,' worked to raise awareness of pedestrian safety and new driving laws regarding crosswalks.
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Phoenix School Safety Program

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Phoenix task force results in successful statewide program for improving pedestrian safety in school zones through education, enforcement, and multiple engineering measures.
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Cross the Street As If Your Life Depends On It

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Injury Prevention Coalition uses dramatic poster and movie theatre advertisement to inform and educate the public about pedestrian safety in Greater Toronto.
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Regional Rail-Trail

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The American Tobacco Trail (ATT) is a 22+ mile shared-use path that begins in the City of Durham and extends through the Research Triangle region of North Carolina. The trail is located in a former railroad right-
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Comprehensive School-Age Pedestrian Safety Program

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Pedestrian safety integrated into Orange County, Florida, school curriculum and projects through the work of a safety team comprised of police officers, firemen, engineers, school officials, and advocacy group members.
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Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Burlington uses an annual pedestrian safety campaign, including education, enforcement, and engineering measures, to institutionalize pedestrian and bicycle safety in the community.
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Pedestrian Safety Enforcement DVDs

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Pedestrian and bicycle safety enforcement DVDs used in Wisconsin to educate and train local traffic officers, drivers education students, and members of the general public.
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Walk Safe Program

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A comprehensive study of pedestrian crash data is used to develop an injury prevention program at Miami-Dade County schools.
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Street Smarts

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Pedestrian crash data used to identify problem areas in San Jose, and a comprehensive Street Smarts campaign is used to educate children and the public.
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Let's Walk Downtown

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
State and local officials participate in the "Walk There!" challenge to publicize and promote walking in Atlanta.
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Walk Oakland! Map and Guide

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Walk Oakland! promotes walking and bicycling through a map that includes walking and bicycle routes, pedestrian and bicycle safety tips, and community information.
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Missoula Pedestrian Safety Campaign

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Missoula combines radio and television announcements with targeted enforcement to increase yielding rates of drivers for pedestrians in crosswalks.
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Look Out For Each Other, Share the Responsibility

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Television, radio, billboards, and other publicizing methods are used in Edmonton, along with targeted enforcement, to reduce pedestrian collisions and fatalities.
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Cycle Track Design and Implementation in Washington D.C.

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A separated bicycle lane was created to provide alternative transportation options along 15th Street in Washington, DC.
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Indianapolis Cultural Trail

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center; Context Sensitive Solutions
City leaders wanted to make it easier for people to visit the Indianapolis's cultural districts, which were disconnected from the heart of downtown and didn't get the attention they merited. In a city with a successful linear park and trail system,
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Let the Bus Go, Then You Go

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Transit agency in Toledo partners with local schools and police department to produce a safety video and campaign for safe pedestrian activity near buses.
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Strength in Numbers: The Central Florida Bike Bus

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Central Florida Bike Bus is comprised of a group of riders all heading in the same direction on a fixed schedule and along a certain route.
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Pedestrian Safety Education in a San Diego County School

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Bilingual presentations at schools in low-income communities teach children proper pedestrian safety through video clips of their local neighborhoods.
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Trail User Counts and Surveys

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Ozaukee Interurban Trail is a 30-mile shared-use trail that connects six communities in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin.
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Bicycle Boulevards

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Significant traffic growth leads Emerville, California to consider ways to create a safe throughway for bicyclists.
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Bringing Bicycle Education to Spanish-Speaking Communities

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A significant number of Spanish-speaking individuals with limited English comprehension live in Amarillo, Texas. To serve this population, the Texas Bicycle Coalition (TBC) needed to provide bicycle safety instruction in Spanish.
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Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Designed to Accomodate Bicyclists

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
The BikeHAWK assists both pedestrians and bicyclists in crossing Tucson’s major streets where signing alone or traditional traffic signaling is not warranted or appropriate.
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Bringing Life to Transportation

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
City of Tucson uses European signal systems -- PELICAN, HAWK, TOCAN, and PUFFIN -- and education program to improve pedestrian safety and fatality rate.
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Ke Ala Hele Makalae Trail

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In order to guarantee public access to the coast for current and future residents, private landowners and city officials worked together to develop a multi-use path along Kauai's southeastern shore.
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Info 2 Share

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Combination of low-cost engineering, education, and high-level enforcement reduce jaywalking and pedestrian fatalities on corridor in New Jersey.
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Route 71 Pedestrian Tunnel at Monmouth University

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
An underpass constructed at a high-volume street at Monmouth University eliminated growing pedestrian-vehicle conflicts.
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WALKArlington Pedestrian Initiative

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
WALKArlington initiative provides new signs, signals, and Light Emitting Diode (LED) crosswalks in an attempt to increase walking and reduce pedestrian crashes in rapidly urbanizing Arlington County.
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28th Street Multi-Modal Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A busy automobile oriented street in Colorado that connects Boulder to Rocky Mountain National Park and Denver gets a makeover to become a "Complete Street."
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Pedestrian Safety Planning Group

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Citizen group partners whith government agencies in Bethlehem, NY to improve pedestrian safety through new sidewalks, signs, and institutionalized planning relationship.
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Irondequoit Lakeside Multi-Use Trail

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Lacking sidewalks through a popular park led to the construction of a new trail that minimized the impact on sensitive wetlands and provided greater transportation alternatives.
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Camelback Pedestrian Underpass

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Pedestrian underpass with multiple safety features used to connect high-traffic destinations under a six-lane street in Phoenix.
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Thurston Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The only direct path for vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic traveling between the main residence halls and the central academic campus of Cornell University was congested with high traffic volumes.
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Traffic Calming to Enhance Pedestrian Safety

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
New York village uses a roundabout, colored crosswalks, curb extensions, and other treatments to improve pedestrian safety.
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Norfolk Pedestrian Safety Initiatives

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Significant population growth in Norfolk requires pedestrian safety measures to accommodate growing and diverse pedestrian population.
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Severance Circle Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A shopping mall that was unfriendly to pedestrian and bicycle use is retrofitted with sidewalks, pedestrian activated crossings, bicycle paths, and numerous other safety measures.
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Tempe Crosscut Canal Multi-Use Path

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Shared use path in Tempe provides locally relevant public art and creates pedestrian and bicycle connections to neighborhoods and transit.
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Saranac Lake River Walk

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Pedestrian and environmentally friendly riverwalk in Saranac Lake transforms downtown river into a community asset.
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Serene Way Sidewalk Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Porous concrete used to construct a needed walkway in Snohomish County inside existing road right-of-way without requiring storm water detention facilities.
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Houston METRO - Making Room for Bikes

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Houston METRO worked with a local bike advocacy organization to come up with improved ways of providing bike accessibility on the city's transit lines.
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Greensboro's Downtown Greenway: Successful Revitalization through Active Transportation

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Downtown Greenway provided a transportation solution for accessing downtown, a place for public art, public park space, and an important link between socially diverse neighborhoods.
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Advocacy and Public Health: Partners for Walkable, Bikeable Communities

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The ACEs project developed the concept of an Active Living Task Force to formalize collaboration among people from diverse sectors with a stake in the way a community supports active living.
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Interstate Interchange Pedestrian Enhancement

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
New sidewalks, fencing, bus shelters, bus turn-outs, and other amenities transform unsafe interstate interchange in Englewood into a pedestrian friendly gateway into the community.
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Sidewalk Construction Program

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Citizens groups coordinate with government agencies in Alameda County to fund and construct new sidewalks in high need areas.
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Philip A. Rayhill Memorial Trail

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Two communities built a multi-use trail to connect to each other and commercial, recreational, and educational facilities along the way.
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Travel Policy

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Guidance from a Kentucky task force on pedestrian and bicycle design results in the incorporation of nonmotorized design elements in new transportation projects.
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Pulaski County Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge -- Murray Lock and Dam

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A pedestrian and bicycle bridge stretches over 4,000 feet in length to connect pedestrian and bicycle trails on the north and south ends of the Arkansas River.
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Traffic Calming Guidelines

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Sacramento adopts guidelines to assist the public, city staff, consultants, and developers in creating a safer environment for pedestrians and bicyclists by identifying traffic calming devices and steps for implementation.
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Livable Streets Plan

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Livable Streets Partnership in Raleigh brings various groups and interests together in a public planning process to produce a pedestrian friendly downtown action plan.
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East Winston Heritage Trails

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Forsyth County installs walking trails connecting historic neighborhoods to encourage physical activity while celebrating local heritage and culture.
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False Creek Pedestrian and Cyclist Crossings Study

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Vancouver conducts a nonmotorist study of three bridge corridors into its downtown to help adequately plan for growing facility demand for walking and bicycling.
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Citizen's Accessibility Evaluation Tool

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Hillsborough County MPO develops a pedestrian accessibility evaluation tool to identify problem areas in a specific high-volume corridor.
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Complete Streets Implementation in Sacramento

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Streets should be designed to accommodate all users, promote sustainable transportation, and make neighborhoods and the urban core more livable.
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Bridgeport Way: The Role of a Major Arterial in Town-Making

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The redevelopment of an arterial road in University Place, Washington to reduce crashes and contribute to the local economy.
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Reconfiguration of Thomas Circle

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Thomas Circle was retrofitted from a previous automobile-dominated design to one that would preserve its historic character and accommodate pedestrian and bicycle traffic.
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Mulberry Street Improvement Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Mulberry Street, in Milton, Delaware, was transformed from an automobile dominated through fare to a street that is safe for pedestrian and bicycle traffic.
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Sunday Ciclovia: "Bike. Walk. Dance. Breathe."

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
As part of a community-building initiative, the town closed its streets for several hours once a week, opening them to walking, bicycling, and community growth.
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Sunnyslope High School Pedestrian Demonstration Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Staggered crosswalk, pedestrian and motorist signage, and speed monitors improve pedestrian safety at Phoenix high school.
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Technical Assistance for Small Cities and Rural Communities

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Rural region of Georgia forms a pedestrian and bicycle task force to ensure adequate education, planning, and implementation of nonmotorized projects.
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South Carolina Bicycling and Walking Resolution

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
South Carolina DOT forms a pedestrian and bicycle committee and holds a statewide conference to increase education and awareness of pedestrian and bicycle issues.
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City of Richmond Pedestrian Strategy

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
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.
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Transit Waiting Environments

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Transit user survey identifies desired bus stop amenities and aids planning for improving existing and future stops, depending on several funding techniques.
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Pedestrian Design Assistance Program

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Regional pedestrian and bicycle fund helps ensure consideration during infrastructure improvements and construction in the Greater Phoenix area.
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Health Impact Assessment of Proposed Atlanta Beltline

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Health Impact Analysis conducted for massive transit, pedestrian, and bicycle beltline project around Atlanta that takes advantage of unused railroads.
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Walk Wise, Drive Smart

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Safety concerns for senior pedestrians led to the beginning of Walk Wise, Drive Smart, a program in Hendersonville, North Carolina that specifically caters to the needs of older pedestrians.
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Pedestrian Safety Initiative

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Local businessman works with local governments to improve pedestrian areas around bus stops in an area with a significant Hispanic population.
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Sunday Parkways Programs

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Bogota, Colombia gets people moving by shutting streets down to automobile traffic.
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TrailNet

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Active non-profit organization in St. Louis promotes active living through walking and bicycling while working to expand and create facilities.
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Mobile Tablet Bus Stop Inventory

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Transit authority in Louisville uses federal grant and GPS units to conduct thorough bus stop inventory to help develop new trip planning software.
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Transit Design Manual

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Detroit transit agency develops a Transit Design Manual to encourage developers to use proper bus stop design in new projects. *Awaiting copy of manual* Worthy despite lack of results?
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ViaRecreActiva Metropolitana

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
To connect two diverse neighborhoods in Guadalajara, Mexico, officials closed streets to automobile traffic and opened them for bicycling, walking, and community building.
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Crosswalk Flags and the Adopt-a-Crosswalk Program

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Motorists' inability to see pedestrians crossing at various road and crosswalk types created an unsafe environment for pedestrians.
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Destination Doylestown Bike & Hike Path

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Shared use path in Doylestown combines with traffic calming measures to provide safer pedestrian and bicycle access to multiple neighborhoods.
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"Cross Safely Drive Safely"

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In order to prevent future pedestrian injuries at the University of Massachusetts, the UMass Police and UMassSAFE partnership worked together to develop and implement the "Cross Safely Drive Safely&
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The Padden Parkway Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Shared use overpass installed over a major parkway in Clark County increases neighborhood connectivity and provides safe crossing for pedestrians and bicyclists.
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New Jersey Governor's Pedestrian Safety Initiative

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The governor of New Jersey starts a Pedestrian Safety Initiative to reduce teh number of pedestrian fatalities across the state.
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The CycleTracks App and Cyclist Trip Modeling in San Francisco

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The development of the smartphone app CycleTracks, that allows users to track their cycling route, distance, time traveled, trip purpose, and personal characteristics in San Francisco.
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Linear Shared Use Path

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The linear shared use path in Piqua spans more than 10 miles and provides additional pedestrian and bicycle facilities through the use of old railroad right-of-way.
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Tucson Region Sidewalk Inventory

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Tucson region's metropolitan planning organization, Pima Association of Governments (PAG), addresses the need to assess regional sidewalk connectivity and accessibility in order to establish priorities for funding and construction through its Regional Sidewalk Inventory.
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Using Dero ZAP! to Count Cyclists in Downtown Minneapolis

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The creation of an accurate and reliable system to count bicycle usage through the development of a wireless, solar-powered device that tracks cyclists called the ZAP!
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Portland SmartTrips

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Portland promotes nonmotorized transportation through its SmartTrips program.
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Using Walk Score for Neighborhood Planning in Washington, DC

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The DC Office of Planning used Walk Score to fill the void of a data source that would address the need of measuring the built environment in relation to walkability.
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Sidewalk Improvements in the Downtown Area

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Major sidewalk reconstruction and streetscape program transforms unattractive historic downtown area into a safer and more welcoming pedestrian environment.
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SeeClickFix: A Tool for Neighborhood Empowerment

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
SeeClickFix provides technology to crowdsource the reporting of public infrastructure issues, send alerts directly to city government, and allow citizens to see when problems have been addressed.
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Creating Walkable Communities, Partnership Campaign

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Nonprofit in Upstate South Carolina helps educate local officials, professions, and the general public on pedestrian issues through expert presentations.
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Olympia's Parks and Sidewalks Funding Measure

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Olympia had neglected sidewalk construction for decades. The City Council worked with the Parks Department and advocacy groups to get sidewalk funding.
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Creating a Pedestrian Facility Inventory

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
MPO uses aerial photography and GIS to create a pedestrian facility inventory that allows local governments to better plan to fill existing gaps and measure the associated effects.
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Denver Bike Map

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The goal was to create an easily-maintainable, readable, user-friendly map that clearly defined the location of current bike routes, lanes, and other facilities.
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Share the Road for a Healthy Maine

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine wanted to use public education and awareness to change behavior to make the existing infrastructure safer immediately.
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El Cajon's Road Diet

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Suburban development and increased traffic diminished Main Street's appeal to pedestrians. However, the use of a road diet and addition of new shops led to the revitalization of downtown.
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Complete Streets Laws and Ordinances

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Commitments to complete the streets have been adopted via state law, local ordinances and resolutions, agency policies, comprehensive plans, tax measures, and design manual re-writes.
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Bikestation Long Beach

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
People face many real and perceived barriers to bicycling, including fear of theft, concern for safety, and lack of knowledge. A bike-transit center's services remove many barriers to bicycling.
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Traffic Calming and Crime Prevention

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Many communities in the U.S. have been designed to accommodate automobiles, not cyclists and pedestrians. Traffic calming can help make bicycling and walking more comfortable and neighborhoods more livable.
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Downtown Orlando Transportation Plan

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Bicycle and Pedestrian section's objective is to provide a secure, convenient, efficient, comfortable, and welcoming network for bicyclists and pedestrians.
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Mayor Daley's Bicycling Ambassadors

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Chicagoland Bicycle Federation (CBF) changes the contents of its educational materials to better reach its different audiences.
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City of Boulder Crosswalk Compliance Studies & Treatment Implementation

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Boulder conducts a crosswalk compliance study to determine the effectiveness of five different alternative treatments, and encourage walking.
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Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety and Education Program

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Pima County-Tucson Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety and Education Program aimed to provide public education on pedestrians and bicyclists, safety training, as well as infrastructure improvements and program evaluation.
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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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Intermodal Transportation Planning and Development: A Closer Look at Linking Transit to Bicycling and Walking

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Using bike facility construction, regional collaboration, and encouragement, Tucson enhanced accessibility and improved intermodal connections.
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City of Charlotte Commitment to the Pedestrian Program

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Charlotte provides significant annual funds for sidewalk construction and maintenance and creates a comprehensive pedestrian program that includes public outreach.
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Anthem Park Development

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Vancouver Housing Authority redevelops abandoned high school to connect senior community with Main Street through pedestrian-friendly measures.
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A Partnership for Pedestrian Safety

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Eagle County works cooperatively with the Colorado DOT to redesign a major intersection to improve pedestrian safety while improving traffic flow as well.
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Quantifying Countermeasure Effectiveness

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
By analyzing pedestrian and bicyclist crash data, Metropolitan Orlando gained an understanding of safety needs and made countermeasure recommendations to correct them.
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Pedestrian Generator Checklist

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
State of New York develops a pedestrian generator checklist that engineers must use in determining pedestrian needs when designing new roadways or maintenance projects.
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Allen and Pike Streets Corridor Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Allen-Pike Streets corridor, suffering from high-speed and weaving traffic, underwent a transformation to improve safety.
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Creating Active Rural Communities

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Through a combination of partnerships, planning, and advocacy, municipalities were able to develop and promote active living practices in rural Haliburton County.
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Overcoming Opposition to Sidewalk Construction

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A Safe Routes to School committee used neighborhood relationships and informational flyers to build support for the construction of a sidwalk near a local school.
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Crossing Islands

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The reconfiguration of the "most dangerous intersection" in Eureka, California, to make it safer for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists.
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Curb Bulb-outs with Bicycle Parking

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Corvallis decided to install three curb bulb-outs/curb extensions on the main commercial strip to maximize their impact in an area with heavy bicycle and pedestrian traffic.
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Daylighting

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Hoboken, New Jersey's experience finding a creative, low-cost solution to improve pedestrian safety at crosswalks.
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Downtown Revitalization Partnerships

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In the 1990s, Clemson, South Carolina city officials carried out an ambitious series of improvements to the downtown pedestrian environment to make it safer and more appealing.
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Improving the Pedestrian Environment at Grand Army Plaza

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In 2011, the New York DOT transformed Grand Army Plaza with new signals and phasing plans, new concrete islands with planting beds, a major sidewalk extension, and shorter pedestrian crossings.
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Old Town Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Eureka Planning and Engineering Departments and concerned citizens worked together to make the Old Town District more pedestrian friendly
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Park Trail Bridges

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
One Prescott, Arizona non-profit's successful experience building creek crossings for a local trail in spite of funding constraints and engineering challenges.
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Pedestrian Safety Initiative

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The use of a strategic plan in Montgomery County, Maryland that featured measurable strategies as a blueprint for data-driven action to deploy resources to best impact pedestrian safety.
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Iowa City Bike Library

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Responding to the needs of short-term students and residents, The Bike Library repaired unused cycles and made them available on a check-out basis.
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Street Redesign for Revitalization

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
West Palm Beach rejuvenated its economy and community by redesigning downtown to accommodate and attract pedestrians.
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Safe Streets for Seniors

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In New York City, adults aged 65 and older make up 12 percent of the city's population, but accounted for 39 percent of its pedestrian fatalities between 2002 and 2006.
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Trail Intersection Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Springwater Corridor pedestrian and bicycle trail in Portland, Oregon, was the site of a series of safety improvements at locations where the trail intersected with local streets and driveways.
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Wall Street Revitalization

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The redevelopment of pedestrian-friendly Wall Street in downtown Asheville, NC, in the 1980s and 1990s.
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Development of Boulder's Multimodal System

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Boulder has leveraged natural advantages with a significant commitment, well-designed plans, and resourceful follow-through to build a multimodal system and institutionalize the accommodation of bicycling and walking on many levels.
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Advance Yield Markings

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A solution to reduce multiple-threat collisions at unsignalized pedestrian crossings.
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Curb Extensions in Rural Village

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A more pedestrian-oriented design was desired in downtown Fort Plain, New York, and curb extentions were installed as a result.
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Double-Ladder Crosswalks

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Salt Lake City's Division of Transportation used double-ladder crosswalks to successfully maintain pedestrian safety at intersections without compromising the ability of pedestrians to cross safely in wet pavement conditions.
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Grade-Separated Trail Crossing

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The construction of a bridge to carry Huntington, West Virginia, trail users over a creek but under a busy arterial road.
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Greenway Pedestrian Bridge

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Phoenix relocated a bridge to create a safer crossing for children to reach a school that was located near a new seven-lane parkway.
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High-Volume Pedestrian Crossings

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The development of a methodology was needed to guide the design of pedestrian crossings in areas with very high pedestrian volumes in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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PBIC Case Study Compendium

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A collection of all case studies developed by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP).
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Leading Pedestrian Interval

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
St. Petersburg, Florida introduced the leading pedestrian interval to reduce the number of conflicts between pedestrians and turning vehicles.
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Pedestrian Crossing Infrastructure

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Las Vegas, Nevada, addressed a high rate of pedestrian crashes using "Turning Vehicles Yield to Pedestrians" signs, advance yield markings, and in-roadway knockdown signs to produce significant improvements in motorist yielding behavior.
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Pfluger Pedestrian-Bicycle Bridge

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The addition of pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure to a historic bridge that could not be altered in Austin, Texas.
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Staggered Median

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A stagged median and pedestrian hybrid beacon help students to safely cross a busy arterial in Tucson, Arizona.
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Vermont Street Bike and Pedestrian Bridge

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A pedestrian and bicycle bridge in San Diego, California, provides a safe and convenient alternative to crossing a high speed arterial road.
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Access to Transit

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
To encourage pedestrian traffic and ensure pedestrians' safety, WMATA built new sidewalks and crosswalks at Metro stations in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
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Curb Extensions for Safety and Transit Access

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Heavy traffic and high vehicle speeds made it difficult for pedestrians to cross a major road in Virginia, so curb extensions, high-visibility ladder crosswalks, and warning signs were installed.
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Improved Sidewalk Access - Aurora Avenue Corridor Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Shoreline dramatically changed the 3-mile Aurora Avenue corridor to make it safer and more pleasant for pedestrians.
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Park Road Restriping

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Mode separation, wider bicycle and pedestrian lanes, and better signage have made the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, North Park roadway safer and more comfortable for pedestrians.
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Main Street Roundabout

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A roundabout offers an improved pedestrian safety environment at one Montpelier, Vermont intersection.
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Roundabout for Downtown Revitalization

Source: Laurie Actman, Patrick McMahon, Henry Renski, Ramon Trias
A Fort Pierce roundabout with medians and curb extensions on the approaches safely accommodates vehicles while encouraging increased pedestrian traffic.
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Berkshire Street Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Cambridge chose the Berkshire/York Street area to demonstrate the benefits of traffic calming for addressing speeding motorists.
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Fifth Street Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The redesign of a Tempe street to improve safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users, while maintaining its character.
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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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Granite Street Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Neighborhood concern about speeding was addressed through the use of traffic calming measures.
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Leland Street Redesign in Bethesda

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The redesign of Leland Street, undertaken in cooperation with neighborhood residents, resulted in slower speeds and safer conditions for pedestrians walking along the street and crossing at intersections.
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Livernois Avenue Corridor Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Detroit and Michigan Department of Transportation improved pedestrian safety on Livernois Avenue through the use of a HAWK beacon and median.
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Main Street Redesign

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
According to the city of Hendersonville, North Carolina, the new serpentine layout of Main Street slows traffic, makes the street safer for pedestrians, and gives drivers a chance to see the local businesses.
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New York City Complete Streets Design Guidance

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The development of complete streets design guidelines in New York City.
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Serpentine Street Design

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Milvia Street in Berkeley, California, was the first street to have speed bumps installed to discourage cut-through traffic.
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Reclaiming Broadway's Public Space

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Beginning in 2008, NYC DOT reclaimed much of the street space along Broadway for pedestrian use.
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Seventh Avenue Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A number of engineering countermeasures were deployed to reduce the problems of cut-through traffic and speeding in this coastal residential community.
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Slow Zones

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The implementation of the Neighborhood Slow Zone program in the neighborhood with the highest number of pedestrian injuries and fatalities in New York City.
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Small Town Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Residents of Oneonta pursued a pedestrian-friendly alternative to urban renewal projects that had resulted in narrow sidewalks, heavy vehicle traffic, and the demolition of historic buildings in the downtown area.
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Solutions from Citizen Input

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Citizen input guided the reconfiguration of First Street in Grand Junction, Colorado.
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Traffic Calming Program

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Sarasota carried out a traffic calming program to help increase the safety of residents of neighborhood streets.
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Pedestrian Infrastructure

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A combination of pedestrian safety countermeasures was found to have a significant impact on pedestrian safety in San Francisco.
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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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PUFFIN Crossing

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The installation of HAWK signals in Tucson, Arizona, increased yielding compliance rates and improved pedestrian safety.
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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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Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacons (RRFBs)

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The installation of RRFBs and advance yield markings greatly improved mid-block crossing safety in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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Community Action and Fundraising in Portland, Oregon

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Community group in Portland partners with a local business, the city, and DOT to improve the pedestrian environment through specially designed umbrellas and multiple engineering measures.
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Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacons Near a NJ Rail Station: Elmwood Park and Fairlawn Boroughs

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The New Jersey Department of Tranpsortation installed a Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacon (RRFB) on each side of Route 4 in June 2011 to create a safe way for pedestrians to cross the busy highway.
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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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Signs and Signals

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In response to high pedestrian collision rates, Miami-Dade County spent a little over 1 million dollars on the new countermeasures and found significant improvements in pedestrian safety.
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Corridor Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Community members initiated a negotiation with local officials to decrease speeding in their neighborhoods and improve the pedestrian environment.
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Smart Traffic Signal System in Northern Virginia

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The community of Reston, Virginia, implemented five countermeasures to improve pedestrian safety through the city.
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Engineering Solutions to Pedestrian Safety

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Cambridge develops a pedestrian plan and increases sidewalk maintenance enforcement to improve its pedestrian environment.
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Church Street Marketplace

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
What began as a one-day experiment blossomed into one of the most successful and widely emulated urban pedestrian malls in the country.
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Keep Kids Alive, Drive 25

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Targeted public awareness campaign in Omaha results in significant vehicle speed reductions on neighborhood streets.
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Elementary School Crosswalk Enhancement Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Five different school locations in Bellevue, Washington were selected for pedestrian and bicycle facility improvement on the basis of the high number of students living within walking distance.
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Pedestrian Work Zone Traffic Control (WZTC)

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
This case study update summarizes how pedestrian traffic is maintained and protected in high density suburban road environments, where pedestrian facilities may or may not be present.
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School Zone Roundabout

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Green Bay, Wisconsin county planning commission's experiment with a roundabout in a school zone.
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School Zone Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Through routine analysis of pedestrian safety around Portland's public schools, the City's Traffic Calming program identified one elementary school as a high priority for pedestrian safety measures.
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Shared Street Developments

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The development of a neighborhood based on Dutch shared street concepts in Boulder, Colorado.
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State Street Pedestrian Mall

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The creation of a successful pedestrian mall in Madison, Wisconsin.
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Terry Avenue North Shared Street

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The newly developing South Lake Union neighborhood in Seattle needed strong pedestrian connections to support the many people working and living in new concentrations of offices.
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Crossing an Arterial through an Offset Intersection: Bicycle-Only Center-Turn Lane

Source: City of Portland, Oregon
This treatment successfully addressed three criteria: it offered a refuge for crossing bicyclists and allowed them to cross one direction of traffic at a time; it maintained all automotive turning movements;
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