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American College of Sports Medicine

Source: American College of Sports Medicine
The college publishes several journals that report recent research and new developments on physical fitness and the health benefits of active living. The current contents of these journals can be browsed online.
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Data from Healthy People 2010

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services
This site tracks the success of the Healthy People 2010 objectives developed to improve the health of Americans by the year 2010, including the 10 leading health indicators, major data sources, DATA2010 from the The National Center for Health Statistics (
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healthfinder

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services
healthfinder is an award-winning Federal Web site for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. Since 1997, healthfinder® has been recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.
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Pedestrian Safety Roadmap & Resource Catalog

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)'s Pedestrian Safety Roadmap & Resource Catalog is divided into these six helpful sections: 1. Making a Commitment: Motivate key decision-makers to take action in making your community safer and more walkable.
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Materials for Hispanic Pedestrians and Bicyclists

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This page contains PDF files of Spanish-language brochures, posters, flyers, and radio public service announcements targeted at the Hispanic population.
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Bicycle & Pedestrian Program

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Program of the Federal Highway Administration's Office of Human and Natural Environment, promotes bicycle and pedestrian transportation accessibility, use, and safety.
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Designing for Pedestrians

Source: Washington State Department of Transportation
Washington State's Designing for Pedestrians website offers assistance in the form of research materials, frequently asked questions, and outlines of design standards.
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Contents and Assessment of Traffic Education Programmes

Source: Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
In addition to outlining the importance of education programs, this document presents a framework for evaluating the effectiveness of existing programs.
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Database of Dutch Laws for Various Travel Modes

Source: Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
This database of laws and measures can be searched by multiple variables, including mode of travel, time period, and type of law.
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Dutch Data Sources

Source: Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
Provides links to dozens of organizations and data sources that SWOV uses in its research.
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Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV) Online Library

Source: Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
This searchable database provides a one-stop location for all of SWOV-produced research materials.
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The National Bicycling and Walking Study

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report draws upon all of the work completed until 1994 in outlining a plan of action to promote bicycling and walking as viable transportation options for more Americans.
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What Georgia Drivers Must Know About Pedestrians

Source: Pedestrians Educating Drivers on Safety (PEDS)
Aimed at drivers, this flier explains Georgia's laws concerning safe and legal behavior around pedestrians.
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Bicycle/Pedestrian Planning Strategies

Source: Center for Transportation and the Environment
The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA- LU), passed by Congress in 2005, provides new provisions and expands previous legislation that support bicycle and pedestrian programming,
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Walk Wise, Drive Smart

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
"Walk Wise, Drive Smart" was created to improve pedestrian safety and walkability for older adults in the greater Hendersonville, North Carolina community.
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International Scan Summary Report on Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety and Mobility

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO), National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)
This report presents the findings of a team of transportation officials who visited five countries in Europe to identify and assess effective approaches to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety and mobility.
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WalkSafe

Source: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
WalkSafe was developed to improve pediatric pedestrian safety, increase physical activity levels through encouraging children to walk to and from school, and improve the walkability in and around elementary schools.
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Integration of Bicycling and Walking Facilities into the Infrastructure of Urban Communities

Source: Mineta Transportaton Institute
This project highlights best practices and identifies program characteristics associated with high levels of nonmotorized travel, with an emphasis on bicyclists and pedestrians.
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New Jersey Safety along Railroads: Short-Term Action Plan

Source: New Jersey Department of Transportation
This action plan was developed to improve pedestrian safety near rail corridors in New Jersey.
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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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Improving Pedestrian Safety at Unsignalized Crossings

Source: Transit Cooperative Research Program and National Cooperative Highway Research Program
TCRP Report 112/NCHRP Report 562: Improving Pedestrian Safety at Unsignalized Crossings will be of interest to state, county, and city traffic engineers; transit agencies; roadway designers; and urban planners,
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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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Advancing Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety: A Primer for Highway Safety Professionals

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This primer is a reference for integrated and improved pedestrian and bicycle safety, summarizing the most promising infrastructure and behavioral programs addressing specific safety problems and highlighting implementation strategies.
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Effect of Electronic Device Use on Pedestrian Safety

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This literature review summarizes pedestrian distraction, driver distraction, and pedestrian-vehicle interactions.
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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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National Bicycling and Walking Study - Ten Year Report

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT)
The US Department of Transportation released this 10-year Status Report to track its progress and activities towards implementing the National Walking and Bicycling Study.
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PEDSAFE: Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System is intended to provide practitioners with the latest information available for improving the safety and mobility of those who walk. The online tools provide the user with a list of possible engineering,
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Walkability Checklist

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Includes questions to evaluate a neighborhood's walkability as well as solutions to a neighborhood's potential problems.
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Pedestrian Synthesis Report

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The following document summarizes research on pedestrian safety in the United States with a focus on crash characteristics and the safety effects of various roadway features and traffic-control devices;
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Federal Highway Administration University Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The FHWA University Course contains modular resource material that is intended for use in university courses on bicycle and pedestrian transportation.
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The Effects of Innovative Pedestrian Signs at Unsignalized Locations: A Tale of Three Treatments

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This paper is part of a national-level research effort to evaluate the operational and safety effects of various pedestrian treatments, and summarizes past research in this field.
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Community Toolbox

Source: National Park Service
The Community Toolbox is a set of techniques for project development and community participation. There are tools to get organized and aid with events, outreach, publicity, decision making, and more.
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International Walk to School

Source: National Center for Safe Routes to School, University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
The official website of International Walk to School.
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Design Guidance Accommodating Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel: A Recommended Approach

Source: United States Department of Transportation
This policy statement adopted by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) offers recommendations to public agencies, professional associations, advocacy groups, and others for integrating bicycling and walking into the transportation mainstream.
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Building a True Community

Source: US Access Board
The following report is a recommendation for a new national set of guidelines that define the details necessary to make the streetscapes in public rights-of-way accessible to all users.
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KidsWalk-to-School

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This is a community-based program that aims to increase opportunities for daily physical activity by encouraging children to walk to and from school in groups accompanied by adults.
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Design and Safety of Pedestrian Facilities

Source: Institute of Transportation Engineers
Design and Safety of Pedestrian Facilities, A Recommended Practice of the Institute of Transportation Engineers is intended to provide guidance on how to implement a comprehensive program of engineering,
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National Bicycling and Walking Study - Five Year Status Report

Source: United States Department of Transportation
The National Bicycle and Walking Study presents a plan of action for activities at the Federal, State, and local levels for increasing the amount of walking and bicycling in the United States.
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Bicycle/Pedestrian Trip Generation Workshop

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This document is a summary of the results of a 1996 FHWA sponsored workshop to discuss trip generation.
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Walkable Communities, Inc.

Source: Walkable Communities, Inc.
Walkable Communities is dedicated to helping whole communities, whether they are large cities, small towns, or parts of communities,become more walkable and pedestrian friendly.
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Be Alert and Share the Road

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This one-page publication provides summer safety messages for a variety of audiences from your friends at NHTSA.
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The Facts: Alcohol Impaired Pedestrians Among Diverse Populations

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Summary of a study that addressed the involvement of various cultural populations in alcohol-related pedestrian crashes, and suggested potential countermeasures targeting this problem.
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Crossing Advice for Pedestrians

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This short site presents advice and rules for safe pedestrian crossing, and explains pedestrian crossing signals..
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How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan offers guidance that can help municipalities determine and solve their pedestrian safety concerns, from identifying pedestrian safety problems to obtaining funding and enacting change.
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Ice, snow and slippery sidewalks: For many seniors, winter is "hip season"

Source: University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
This article focuses on hazardous winter walking conditions and the effect they have on the senior population.
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Impaired Pedestrians

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Fact sheet on crashes involving impaired pedestrians.
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Improving Conditions for Bicycling and Walking

Source: Rails to Trails Conservancy, Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This "Best Practices" report provides information on some outstanding pedestrian and bicycle projects that have been recognized for increasing walking and bicycling and improving user safety in communities across the United States.
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International Synthesis Report: United Kingdom

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This is a review of recent research on pedestrian safety carried out in the United Kingdom. A comprehensive list of references is provided. The report covers many types of pedestrian facilities, the UK pedestrian safety record,
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International Synthesis Report: Canada

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This report summarizes Canadian research on pedestrian safety.
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Making Streets Safer for Seniors on Foot

Source: Highway Safety Research Center
Older walkers face the same dangers as younger pedestrians but often have less physical agility to cope with those dangers. This news style article written for the Partnership for a Walkable America discusses the challenges for elderly pedestrians.
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool (PBCAT)

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool (PBCAT) is a crash typing software product intended to assist state and local pedestrian/bicycle coordinators, planners and engineers with improving walking and bicycling safety through the development and analysis of a database containing details associated with crashes between motor vehicles and pedestrians or bicyclists.
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Pedestrian Safety in Native America

Source: Federal Highway Administration
Since American Indians have the highest rates of pedestrian injury and fatality in the country, this study was performed to typify crashes among American Indians in the United States.
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Stepping Out

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This web page will tell you how to maintain your safety while walking - whether you are walking for exercise or to run errands.
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Tip # 8, Kids on the Move: Walking and Bicycling Safely

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Web-based tip sheet for parents highlights what parents need to know to enable their children to walk and bike safely.
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A Guide for Reducing Collisions Involving Pedestrians

Source: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
The National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 500, Volume 10: A Guide for Reducing Collisions Involving Pedestrians provides strategies that can be employed to reduce the number of collisions involving pedestrians.
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Centers for Disease Control Injury Fact Book

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This document looks at the nature and costs of injuries in the United States. Information on pedestrian injuries may be found on page 66 of the document, and information on road traffic safety starts on page 71.
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Guidelines for Developing Traffic Safety Educational Materials for Spanish-Speaking Audiences

Source: Education Development Center, Inc., National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This guidebook is designed for organizations seeking to create, or to help others create, culturally and linguistically appropriate traffic safety educational materials for Spanish-speaking audiences.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Brochure: Caution

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This brochure promotes pedestrian safety both in English and Spanish.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Brochure: Intoxication

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This brochure educates pedestrians on the safety hazards of alcohol both in English and Spanish.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Brochure: Sidewalks and Crosswalks

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This brochure promotes pedestrian safety both in English and Spanish and encourages pedestrians to walk facing traffic.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Brochure: Signals

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This brochure educates pedestrians about traffic signals both in English and Spanish.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Flyer: Crosswalks

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
These flyers urge pedestrians to look both ways before stepping into the crosswalk in both English and Spanish.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Flyer: Crosswalks and Signals

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
These flyers urge pedestrians to make eye contact before crossing the road. In English and Spanish.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Flyer: Intoxication

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
"Every seven minutes a pedestrian is killed or injured in a crash. Almost half are under the influence of alcohol." These flyers promote pedestrian safety both in English and Spanish.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Flyer: Sidewalks

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
These flyers encourage pedestrians to walk facing traffic both in English and Spanish.
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Biligual Pedestrian Poster: Caution

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This poster encourages pedestrians to take care when crossing the street in Spanish and English.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Poster: Crosswalks and Signals

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This poster teaches pedestrians to not assume drivers will stop before the crosswalk. In Spanish and English.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Poster: Intoxication

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This poster educates pedestrians about the safety hazards of alcohol. In Spanish and English.
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Bilingual Pedestrian Safety Poster: Sidewalks

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This poster urges pedestrians to walk facing traffic. In Spanish and English.
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Hispanic Radio Public Service Announcement #1

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This public service announcement is intended for broadcast on hispanic radio. It uses a small dramatized conversation between two women to highlight the necessity of respecting traffic signals and of looking both ways before crossing the road.
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Hispanic Radio Public Service Announcement #2

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This public service announcement is intended for broadcast on hispanic radio. It uses a small dramatized conversation between two men on their way to work to illustrate the need to respect traffic signals and look both ways before crossing the road,
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Preventing Backovers (Spanish)

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This Spanish-language document provides information to help prevent motorist backovers of children.
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Promoting Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety to Hispanic Audiences

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This marketing plan, which uses available reference materials and additional research in the form of focus group session results, showcases a strategy for marketing pedestrian and bicycle safety issues/
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Reducing Childhood Pedestrian Injuries: Proceedings of a Multidisciplinary Conference

Source: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
This document is the report of a two-day conference of intense discussion about child pedestrian safety. It features position papers prepared in advance, as well as an expert's formal response at the meeting and the questions and answers that followed.
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Seguridad del Peaton

Source: National Safe Kids Campaign
This Spanish-language checklist provides a list of topics parents should cover when instructing children regarding pedestrian safety.
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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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Walk Card (Spanish)

Source: Florida Department of Transportation
These cards explain pedestrian signals in Spanish.
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Maybe They'll Catch a Train Poster

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This poster educates people about the dangers of walking on railroad bridges.
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Safe Kids Worldwide Global Road Safety

Source: Safe Kids Worldwide, United Nations
This report provides information on several Safe Kids Worldwide road safety programs in different countries. Summaries describe the particular problem to be treated, the solution, the program used, and outcomes.
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The Pedestrian and Bicyclist Highway Safety Problem as it Relates to the Hispanic Population in the United States

Source: Center for Applied Research, Inc., Federal Highway Administration
This document describes the level of involvement of Hispanics in pedestrian and bicycle crashes.
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Case Study No. 2: The Training Needs of Transportation Professionals Regarding the Pedestrian and Bicyclist

Source: Federal Highway Administration
At the time of the publication of this paper, most American college transportation planning and engineering programs paid attention only to the automobile mode, with an elective course offered on transit design.
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Case Study No. 11: Balancing Engineering, Education, Law Enforcement, and Encouragement

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This report suggests a four-step process through which a community can implement a comprehensive "4-e" program to encourage non-motorized transportation. It includes suggestions for collecting basic data,
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Case Study No. 12: Incorporating Consideration of Bicyclists and Pedestrians into Education Programs

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The objective of this study was to determine how consideration of bicyclists and pedestrians can be incorporated into educational curricula and programs, including driver licensing procedures.
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Case Study No. 18: Analyses of Successful Provincial, State, and Local Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs in Canada and the United States

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This report reviews various potential indicators of success demonstrated by different programs to determine how very different bicycle and pedestrian programs can be compared and used as an example or model for other communities.
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Model Pedestrian Safety Program

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This Supplement to the Model Pedestrian Safety Program User's Guide provides detailed information on specific pedestrian safety countermeasures.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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FHWA National Highway Institute

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This site contains information on training courses, instructor certification, and fellowships offered by the National Highway Insitute.
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FHWA Office of Highway Safety

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This site contains information aboutpolicy, facts and statistics, design guidelines, crash analysis, safety education, and more concerning both pedestrians and bicyclists.
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National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Source: National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
The site provides information and materials concerning transportation safety.
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National Safety Council Partnership for a Walkable America

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Institute for Transportation Engineers, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
This site provides links to the International Walk to School website, a Walkability Checklist, and the ITE Pedestrian Project Awards.
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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Source: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
This site provides education and research material to government agencies, educational institutions, advocacy organizations, and schools.
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Active Living Network Storybank

Source: Active Living Network
The Active Living Storybank is a searchable database of projects, programs and initiatives around the country promoting health through changes in the built environment.
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American Council of the Blind--Pedestrian Safety

Source: American Council of the Blind
The American Council of the Blind is the nation's leading membership organization of blind and visually impaired people.
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America Walks

Source: The National Coalition of Walking Advocates
America Walks provides a support network for local pedestrian advocacy groups and offers advice how to get started and how to be effective with public officials and engineering and design professionals.
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Complete the Streets

Source: National Complete Streets Coalition
This site contains design guides, training materials, illustrative presentations, susccessful case studies, and further resources on creating complete streets.
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Keep Kids Alive Drive 25®

Source: Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® (KKAD25)
Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® is a non-profit safety campaign targeting observance of the residential speed limit. The website provides promotional materials, ordering information, crash statistics, and other information.
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Florida Department of Transportation Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program

Source: Florida Department of Transportation
The Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Program works in many areas to promote safe walking and bicycling in Florida.
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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recreational Safety Publications

Source: United States Consumer Product Safety Commission
This page provides a safety reports concerning a variety of recreational and sports activities.
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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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Rutgers Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center

Source: The State University of New Jersey at Rutgers
The Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a national leader in the research and development of innovative transportation policy.
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Texas Transportation Institute

Source: Texas Transportation Institute
This site provides a searchable database of the institute's numerous research reports.
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University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center

Source: University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, Federal Highway Administration
This state research center provides road safety information, research publication, news, and additional resources.
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Easter Seals Project Action

Source: Easter Seals Project Action, Federal Transit Administration
Easter Seals Project ACTION promotes cooperation between the transportation industry and the disability community to increase mobility for people with disabilities under the ADA and beyond. It offers a research clearinghouse,
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How Well Can Child Pedestrians Estimate Potential Traffic Hazards?

Source: Transportation Research Board
The objective of the paper was to assess the perception skills and visual cues of school children in two schools where at least 50 percent of the school children walk to and from school. This resource can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board,
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Active Community Environments Initiative (ACES)

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Active Community Environments Initiative (ACES) promotes walking, bicycling, and the development of accessible recreation facilities.
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A Citizen's Guide to Transportation Decisionmaking

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This guide is intended to help community members understand how transportation decisions are made at the local, state, and national levels.
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Pedestrian Safety Campaign

Source: Federal Highway Administration
A ready-made toolkit of safety related outreach materials that States and communities can customize and use locally.
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Final Detailed Findings Report for Marketing Plan and Outreach Materials that Promote Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety to Different Hispanic Populations in the United States

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The objective of this review is to develop a marketing plan of the most effective methods of promoting bicycle and pedestrian safety to Hispanic audiences.
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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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How to Engage Low-Literacy and Limited-English-Proficiency Populations in Transportation Decisionmaking

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This report documents "best practices" in identifying and engaging low-literacy and limited-English-proficiency populations in transportation decisionmaking.
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A Walkable Community Brochure

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This brochure is intended for safety practitioners, advocates, and other special road users who want to create "walkable/bikable" communities.
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Driver Attitudes and Behaviors at Intersections and Potential Effectiveness of Engineering Countermeasures

Source: Battelle Human Factors Transportation Center, Federal Highway Administration
The objective of this focus group study was to identify driver attitudes and behaviors related to intersection safety and to assess the likely impacts of new or existing infrastructure-based technologies/
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Human Factors Literature Reviews on Intersections, Speed Management, Pedestrians and Bicyclists, and Visibility

Source:
The report is a comprehensive and easy-to-use resource that summarizes the knowledge and practices that are relevant to human cognition, perception, and behavior in the areas of intersections, speed management,
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Active Living by Design

Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, UNC School of Public Health.
Active Living by Design is a national program that establishes innovative approaches to increase physical activity through community design, public policies and communications strategies.
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A User Manual for Pedestrian Safety Programs

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This User Manual is designed to guide community advocates through the process of building a communitywide pedestrian safety program.
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Law Enforcement Pedestrian Safety

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This manual is designed as a resource for police agencies needing to solve unfamiliar traffic safety problems.
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Traffic Safety Digest

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This page highlights case studies of pedestrian and bicycle safety projects around the United States, dating between 1996 and 2003.
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The Effects of NO TURN ON RED / YIELD TO PEDS Variable Message Signs on Motorist and Pedestrian Behavior

Source: Highway Safety Research Center, Florida Department of Transportation
This report evaluates the effects of variable message signs in Orlando, Florida, on motorist and pedestrian behavior.
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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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"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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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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Portland SmartTrips

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Portland promotes nonmotorized transportation through its SmartTrips program.
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A Resident's Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Biking

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This guide is intended to assist residents, parents, community association members, and others in getting involved in making communities safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. The guide includes facts,
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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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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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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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Evaluation of the Miami-Dade Pedestrian Safety Demonstration Project

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the success of a comprehensive pedestrian safety program in reducing pedestrian crashes in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
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Walking and Cycling International Literature Review

Source: Victoria Department of Transport
This report presents the findings from a literature review aiming to help professionals understand barriers to walking and cycling as well as infrastructure and policy supports for nonmotorized transportation.
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Child Pedestrian Safety Education

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This report scientifically reviews the literature on child pedestrian education and discusses possible child pedestrian safety programs that could be more effective in keeping child pedestrians safe.
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Among Hispanics

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
In an effort to reduce pedestrian and bicycle fatalities involving newly-arrived Hispanic immigrants, NHTSA has made available traffic safety materials in Spanish (e.g., posters, brochures, radio announcements,
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Exemplary Human Environment Initiatives (EHEI)

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The EHEIs recognize and publicize transportation initiatives that make our transportation system work better for the people who use it.
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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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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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Pedestrian Safety Instructor's Guide

Source: NHTSA, ASPIRA, CAL
This curriculum module presents key safety concepts through the story of a pedestrian-motor vehicle crash and its consequences in the lives of two families.
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Pedestrian Safety Student Handbook

Source: NHTSA, ASPIRA, CAL
This curriculum module presents key safety concepts through the story of a pedestrian-motor vehicle crash and its consequences in the lives of two families.
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Field Test Results of the Multimodal Level of Service Analysis for Urban Streets

Source: Transportation Research Board
Field Test Results of the Multimodal Level of Service Analysis for Urban Streets (MMLOS) explores the result of a field test of the MMLOS in 10 US metropolitan areas.
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Practical Methods for Analyzing Pedestrian and Bicycle Use of a Transportation Facility

Source: Center for Transportation Studies
The objective of the project is to analyze existing technologies used for the process of generating counts of bicycles and pedestrians in transportation facilities.
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The Influence of the Individual's Risk Perception and Attitudes on Travel Behavior

Source:
This study analyzes the effect of individuals' risk perception and beliefs, in addition to demographic and socio-economic characteristics, on their willingness to shift from car to public transportation and walking.
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A Method to Identify Changes in Pedestrian and Cyclist Collision Rates

Source:
In this study actual collision counts were used to create a longitudinal confidence region around the minimum collision rate of an intersection.
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Comprehensive Intersection Resource Library

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Resources included in this library represent a broad cross section of publications, educational materials and other media published by the Federal Highway Administration and other transportation safety partners.
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Understanding and Using Signalized Crossings in Australia: The Pedestrian's Perspective

Source:
The views of Australian pedestrians towards signalized pedestrian crossings are presented here.
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Worker Safety

Source: Federal Highway Administration
There are regulations and available resources that can specifically help workers perform their jobs safely.
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Pedestrian Safety Strategic Plan: Recommendations for Research and Product Development

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The Strategic Plan identifies 28 new research topics to address four primary categories of research needs.
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Pedestrian Safety Strategic Plan: Background Report

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This Background Report provides the knowledge base behind the Strategic Plan and documents the activities and findings of the project that support the development of the Plan.
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Methods of Increasing Pedestrian Safety at Right-Turn-on-Red Intersections (Final Report)

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The purpose of this study was to determine current motorist compliance to RTOR regulations, develop and test countermeasures for RTOR pedestrian accidents, and develop guidelines for prohibition of RTOR.
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Safety Benefits of Walkways, Sidewalks, and Paved Shoulders

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Providing walkways separated from the travel lanes could help to prevent up to 88 percent of these "walking along roadway" crashes.
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Safety Benefits of Raised Medians and Pedestrian Refuge Areas

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) strongly encourages the use of raised medians (or refuge areas) in curbed sections of multi-lane roadways in urban and suburban areas.
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Measuring Walking and Cycling Using the PABS (Pedestrian and Bicycling Survey) Approach

Source: Mineta Transportation Institute
This project developed a low-budget survey method and related sampling strategy for communities to easily, affordably, and reliably document the amount of local walking and cycling happening among residents.
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Walkability Checklist in Spanish

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Insightful questions allowing you to evaluate your neighborhood's walkability.
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Pedestrians Make Safe Choices Flier

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This activity is for older elementary school age children. It demonstrates the safe way to cross a street.
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Pedestrian Safety Activity Page

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
A pedestrian safety activity for children in midelementary school age years.
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Child Pedestrian Safety Curriculum

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
The Child Pedestrian Safety Curriculum teaches and encourages pedestrian safety for students grades Kindergarten through 5th Grade.
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Cambridge Street Code: Rules and Etiquette for Getting There Together

Source: City of Cambridge, Community Development Department
Educational resource for anyone who walks, bikes, drives, or uses transit. Includes visuals demonstrating how to use the various kinds of infrastructure on the streets in Cambridge.
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Florida Pedestrian and Bicycle Research Reports

Source: Florida Department of Transportation
The Florida Department of Transportation conducts research on issues related to pedestrians and bicycles. Go to this section of the Department website to download some of the available reports (in pdf format)
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Walk To School Day

Source: Partnership for a Walkable America, U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The idea is to walk to school with a purpose -- to promote health, safety, physical activity and concern for the environment. You can plan a day-long event or a year-long event! Find out which cities are already planning to participate and register your own event online.
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Community Toolbox

Source: The National Park Service
The National Park Service's Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program helps communities work together to improve their special places. They've produced the Community Toolbox, a set of techniques for project development and community participation.
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Prevent Pedestrian Crashes: Preschool/Elementary School Children

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Preventing Pedestrian Crashes: Preschool/Elementary School Children Provides information to parents on pedestrian risks for preschool and elementary school children. Safe and Sober Campaign. Taken from the NHTSA website.
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Streets in America Are Unsafe and Unforgiving For Kids

Source: Federal Highway Administration
Article by Pedestrian Safety Roadshow: Speeding cars, children darting into traffic, and streets without sidewalks place youth at risk on America's roads
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Focusing on the Child Pedestrian

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This one-page flyer reports the 1994 Child Pedestrian Injury and Fatality Rates, desribes common danger situations, and calls for education and traffic calming as preventative measures.
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New Jersey: Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, Phase 2

Source: New Jersey Department of Transportation
This plan provides clear guidance for the most effective use of Federal, State, and local resources to implement pedestrian and bicycle facilities. The stated goals and objectives are supported with proposed performance measures to determine the effectiveness and critical success factors.
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VTrans 2025: Virginia's Statewide Multimodal Long-Range Transportation Plan

Source: Commonwealth of Virginia Secretary of Transportation
Virginia's long-range transportation plan, called VTrans2025, is a blueprint for shaping the transportation future. It establishes a commonly held vision, goals, and objectives to guide and direct decision-
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Florida: Pedestrian Planning and Design Handbook

Source: Florida Department of Transportation
The plan presents guidelines, standards, and criteria for pedestrian planning and facilities. It is intended as a reference for any locality, agency, organization, group, or citizen interested in improving the walking environment.
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Georgia Pedestrian & Streetscape Guide

Source: Georgia Department of Transportation
The guide focuses on the design of pedestrian environments and streetscape facilities. It offers technical information on "best practices" that apply to situations encountered in project development.
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Vermont: Pedestrian and Bicycle Facility Planning and Design Manual

Source: Vermont Agency of Transportation
The manual assists agencies, organizations, and citizens with the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of pedestrian facilities in the variety of settings.
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Oregon: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

Source: Oregon Department of Tranportation
This is one of the first plans developed to promote walking. It is in-depth and informative, addressing various aspects of pedestrian planning.
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Bicycling and Walking in North Carolina, A Long Range Transportation Plan

Source: North Carolina Department of Transportation
The North Carolina pedestrian plan builds upon the state's long-range transportation plan, elaborating on the goals, focus areas, and programming specific to walking.
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North Carolina: Planning and Designing Local Pedestrian Facilities

Source: North Carolina Department of Transportation
The Local Pedestrian Facilities manual provides suggestions and guidelines for local planners and traffic engineers to increase pedestrian safety and friendliness.
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Washington: Pedestrian Facilities Guidebook

Source: Washington State Department of Transportation
The purpose of the Pedestrian Facilities Guidebook is to assist various agencies and organizations in pedestrian planning and encourage good design practices when developing these spaces.
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Pennsylvania: Pedestrian Planning and Design Guidelines

Source: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
The Pedestrian Planning and Design Guidelines is one part of Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for Pennsylvania. The design guidelines focus on best practices for sidewalks, intersections,
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District of Columbia Traffic Calming Policies and Guidelines

Source: District Department of Transportation
To reduce the negative impact of motor vehicle use and ensure overall safety, the District of Columbia Traffic Calming Policies and Guidelines provide a process for involving the public in implementing traffic calming measures.
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Idaho Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan

Source: Idaho Transportation Department
This document serves as a first step in establishing a statewide vision and comprehensive approach to pedestrian transportation planning.
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Wisconsin Pedestrian Policy Plan 2020

Source: Wisconsin Department of Transportation
The Pedestrian Plan provides a basic description of existing and emerging pedestrian needs over the next 20 years, with a set of recommendations to meet those needs. The Wisconsin Department of Transportaion'
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Denver, CO: Pedestrian Master Plan

Source: City and County of Denver
The plan establishes a city-wide pedestrian network. It uses a detailed development process that incorporates existing conditions assessment, existing plans, GIS studies, public involvement, and policy review.
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Marina, CA Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan

Source: Local Government Commission
This plan contains a clear outline and discussion of goals and action strategies. It offers a comprehensive street inventory and assessment of deficiencies.
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Bellevue, WA: Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Plan Update

Source: City of Bellevue Transportation Department
This is a policy-oriented document that aims to revise the 30-year plan. It presents key issues that have appeared during the implementation of pedestrian facilities, proving to be a helpful resource for localities considering such improvements.
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San Diego, CA: Planning and Designing for Pedestrians

Source: SANDAG, San Diego's Regional Planning Agency
These guidelines provide an extremely thorough look at how to plan and design for the pedestrian.
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Portland, OR: Pedestrian Master Plan

Source: City of Portland
The Master Plan outlines an action plan to achieve the city's pedestrian-oriented goals. To identify needed improvements, the plan used a rigorous identification process, including several opportunities for public input.
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Madison, WI: Pedestrian Transportation Plan

Source: City of Madison
This plan dedicates a significant section to the history and importance of pedestrian planning, as well as "thinking like a pedestrian."
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Chapel Hill, NC: Bicycle and Pedestrian Action Plan

Source: Town of Chapel Hill
This is a concise, general plan that provides a foundation for future pedestrian planning.
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Oakland, CA: Pedestrian Master Plan

Source: City of Oakland
The plan is a fine example of how to examine census information and pedestrian collision data, showing graphs on speed, location, time of day, age, etc.
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Cambridge, MA: Pedestrian Plan

Source: City of Cambridge
This is a beautiful and creative plan that addresses safety and walkability. It begins with general pedestrian issues and then moves on to specific action in Cambridge.
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Phoenix, AZ: Pedestrian Plan 2000

Source: Maricopa Association of Governments
The Maricopa Association of Governments plan promotes the accommodation of pedestrian travel throughout the low-density, automobile-oriented Phoenix metropolitan area.
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Seattle, WA: Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Implementation Strategy for the Central Puget Sound Region

Source: Puget Sound Regional Council
This regional plan identifies more than 2,000 miles of needed bike lanes and oaths and pedestrian improvements around activity centers.
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Boulder, CO: Transportation Master Plan

Source: City of Boulder
Pedestrian planning is fully integrated into the Boulder, CO Transportation Master Plan. The plan outlines modal split targets of 15 percent by bike and 24 percent by foot by 2020 and offers a variety of resources to transportation officials seeking to increase pedestrian travel.
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Hey! Older pedestrians need more time than that to cross a street!

Source: Highway Safety Research Center
This article focuses on the need for longer traffic walk lights, zoning, and education for the older pedestrian population. This article was written for the Partnership for a Walkable America by Emily Smith of the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center.
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Pedestrian Safety Talking Points

Source: NHTSA
This list of pedestrian safety talking points is a useful tool for making presentations to community groups and organizations. It explains the effects of motor vehicle crashes on pedestrian safety and provides statistics regarding pedestrian safety.
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The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services
Overweight and obesity have reached nationwide epidemic proportions. Both the prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity and their associated health problems are important public health goals.
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School Health Guidelines and Strategies

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC has published a series of guidelines documents that identify the school health program strategies most likely to be effective in promoting healthy behaviors among young people. Based on extensive reviews of research literature,
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America Walks

Source: America Walks
America Walks is a national coalition of local advocacy groups dedicated to promoting walkable communities. Our members are autonomous grassroots organizations from across the country, each working to improve conditions for walking in their area.
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Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals

Source: Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
National membership group for planners, engineers, advocates, academics working to improve conditions for bicycling and walking.
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Pedestrian Safety Toolkit Resource Catalog

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
A guide for pedestrian safety activists to help them locate resources that fit their needs. Includes steps to starting a pedestrian safety program and a list of resources that will be needed. 80 pages.
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Travel and Environmental Implications of School Siting

Source: Environmental Protection Agency
"Travel and Environmental Implications of School Siting," released by the EPA on October 8, 2003, is the first study to empirically examine the relationship between school locations, the built environment around schools,
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Know the Rules for Going To and From School More Safely

Source: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Tips to help parents prepare their children for a safer journey to and from school.
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Institute of Transportation Engineers

Source: Institute of Transportation Engineers
The Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international educational and scientific association of transportation professionals who are responsible for meeting mobility and safety needs.
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Keeping Children Safe in Traffic

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development draws on best practices and research results to show how child casualties can be reduced. Free executive summary. $45 for full report.
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National Blueprint: Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults Aged 50 and Older

Source: Active Aging Partnership
The National Blueprint: Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults Age 50 and Older was developed as a guide for organizations, associations and agencies to plan strategies to help people age 50 and older increase their physical activity.
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National Center for Bicycling & Walking

Source: National Center for Bicycling & Walking
The Center's mission is to help create bicycle-friendly and walkable communities across North America by encouraging and supporting the efforts of individuals, organizations, and agencies.
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Sacramento, CA: Pedestrian Safety Guidelines

Source: City of Sacramento
These guidelines focus on street crossing treatments at controlled and uncontrolled intersections, discussing tools such as pavement marking and signal options and giving attention to roadway design.
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Arizona: Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

Source: Arizona Department of Transportation
This is a guide for making pedestrian-related transportation decisions at the State and local level. The plan provides a long-term agenda for implementing a system of pedestrian facilities on the ADOT State Highway System and seeks to coordinate the relationship between ADOT and smaller jurisdictions.
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Bicyclists and Pedestrians Have a Legal Right to the Road

Source: Vermont Pedestrian and Bicycle Coalition
This document explains the appropriate behavior for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists in order to safely share the road.
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Camina con Inteligencia, Virginia

Source: Virginia Department of Health
This brochure promotes pedestrian safety in Spanish.
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Creating Safe Built Environments for Children

Source: America Walks
This paper focuses on creating safe built environments for children.
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Crossing Rules for Pedestrians

Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health
This one-page pamphlet provides rules to guide pedestrians when crossing the road.
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Crossing Rules for Pedestrians (Chinese)

Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health
This one-page Chinese-language pamphlet provides rules to guide pedestrians when crossing the road.
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Crossing Rules for Pedestrians (Russian)

Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health
This one-page Russian-language pamphlet provides rules to guide pedestrians when crossing the road.
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Crossing Rules for Pedestrians (Spanish)

Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health
This Spanish-language document provides rules to guide pedestrians when crossing the road.
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General Share the Road

Source: Vermont Pedestrian and Bicycle Coalition
This public service announcement encourages people to share the road with other users.
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How Children See Traffic

Source: TransMadison
This brochure provides information on how children act differently in traffic than do adults, and gives suggestions to help keep children safe.
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Maryland Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Education Program Administrator's Guide

Source: City of Rockville Department of Recreation and Parks
This Administrator's Guide contains information about why pedestrian and bicycle safety is important, the relevance of each lesson, and the Maryland Learner Outcomes that children will achieve through the lessons.
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Model Local School Wellness Policies on Physical Activity and Nutrition

Source: National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity
This project contains tools that can be used to improve the wellness program in a school system. Included in this project is a sample declaration, calling for improved wellness policies, physical activity programs,
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Motorists, Bicyclists and Pedestrians: Sharing the Road Safely

Source: The New York State Department of Transportation
This training supplement is provided to trainers in Driver Improvement Programs to encourage motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians to safely share the road.
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Overcoming Opposition to Bicycling, Walking and Trail Development

Source: National Bicycle and Pedestrian Clearinghouse
This report focuses on ways to create trails in communities with localized resistance to the construction.
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Pedestrian Safety Checklist: Teach Your Children

Source: National Safe Kids Campaign
This checklist provides a list of topics parents should cover when instructing children regarding pedestrian safety.
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Pedestrian Safety Curriculum

Source: Bicycle Transportation Alliance
This document is a sample in-school program delivered to 2nd and 3rd graders.
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Pedestrian Safety Handbook

Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health
This handbook contains information on pedestrian safety in the San Francisco area. Includes a primer on pedestrian crashes, myths and facts about pedestrian safety, signage, what to do if one is involved in a crash,
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Pedestrian Safety Handbook (Chinese)

Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health
This Chinese-language handbook contains information on pedestrian safety in the San Francisco area. Includes a primer on pedestrian crashes, myths and facts about pedestrian safety, signage, what to do if one is involved in a crash,
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Pedestrian Safety Handbook (Russian)

Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health
This Russian-language handbook contains information on pedestrian safety in the San Francisco area. Includes a primer on pedestrian crashes, myths and facts about pedestrian safety, signage, what to do if one is involved in a crash,
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Pedestrian Safety Handbook (Spanish)

Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health
This Spanish-language handbook contains information on pedestrian safety in the San Francisco area. Includes a primer on pedestrian crashes, myths and facts about pedestrian safety, signage, what to do if one is involved in a crash,
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Skateboard Helmets

Source: Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
This flyer provides safety and buyer information on skateboarding helmets.
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Walk Alert: Stop, Look Left-Right-Left

Source: Florida Department of Transportation
This brochure promotes pedestrian safety for children, emphasizing strategies to stay alert as a walker and to be seen by drivers.
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Walking as a Way of Life

Source: Partnership for a Walkable America
This FHWA Insight article discusses the benefits of walking on the health of older pedestrians.
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What You Need to Know About Oregon Crosswalk Laws

Source: Oregon Department of Transportation
This brochure provides information for drivers regarding the safe way to drive, how to avoid hurting pedestrians, and the crosswalk laws in Oregon.
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What You Need to Know About Oregon Crosswalk Laws (Spanish)

Source: Oregon Department of Transportation
This Spanish-language brochure provides information and safety tips for drivers regarding the traffic and crosswalk laws in Oregon.
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Bike Walk Virginia

Source: Bike Walk Virginia
BikeWalk Virginia is an educational nonprofit organization that conducts advocacy, education, and training programs.
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Coalition for Appropriate Transportation (CAT)

Source: Coalition for Appropriate Transportation
Coalition for Appropriate Transportation, an educational charity, works to improve mobility and to educate about safe pedestrian access, bicycling, public transportation, and trail systems. The site contains news,
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Pedestrians Educating Drivers on Safety, Inc. (PEDS)

Source: Pedestrians Educating Drivers on Safety, Inc. (PEDS)
PEDS is a member-based advocacy organization dedicated to making metro Atlanta safe and accessible for all pedestrians. The website includes volunteer opportunities, basic facts, news updates, and resources on the Atlanta-
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Transportation Alternatives Citizens Group (New York City Area)

Source: Transportation Alternatives
Transportation Alternatives' mission is to reclaim New York City's streets from the automobile, and to advocate for bicycling, walking and public transit as the best transportation alternatives.
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City of Cambridge, MA Environmental and Transportation Division

Source: City of Cambridge
The City of Cambridge's pedestrian program works to improve walking conditions in the city through engineering improvements, promotional activities, and educational project.
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Links to pedestrian issues and organizations provided by PEDS

Source: Pedestrians Educating Drivers on Safety, Inc. (PEDS)
This page provides links to both Atlanta-based and national organizations including neighborhood associations, transportation agencies, and advocacy groups.
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International Walk to School October 2, 2002: Why is it important? Why should my school participate?

Source: Voorhees Transportation Center
This paper looks at possible solutions to the problems associated with driving to school such as diminishing air quality and depleting resources.
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School Administrator's Guide to School Walk Routes and Student Pedestrian Safety

Source: Washington Traffic Safety Commission and Washington State DOT
The School Administrator's Guide to School Walk Routes and Student Pedestrian Safety provides resources to help develop, maintain, and improve school walk routes.
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Effective Visualization Techniques for the Public Presentation of Transportation Projects

Source: New England Transportation Consortium, University of Connecticut
The purpose of this project was to look at ways to develop more coherent and effective approaches for presenting transportation projects to the public.
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Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook

Source: United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Recreational Trails Program, Federal Highway Administration
This guide focuses on the basics of trail construction and maintenance, presented it in an easy-to-understand fashion, and oriented just to activities done in the field.
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Walkable Communities Library

Source: Walkable Communities, Inc.
This website provides a selection of resources including richly illustrated posters demostrating levels of service and treatment options, in addition to a variety of short papers, checklist, sample brochures and more,
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Traffic Education of Children 4-12 Years Old

Source: SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research
The report contains an assessment of existing traffic education programs for children ages 4-12.
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Iowa Kids on the Move

Source: Iowa Dept. of Transportation & Iowa Bicycle Coalition
Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Curriculum
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Cycling for a Few or for Everyone

Source: World Transport Policy and Practice, Vol. 15, No. 1
This article reports empirical evidence that multi-faceted strategies (education, enforcement, and provision of facilities) are more effective in increasing cycling safety and raising overall cycling levels.
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Transportation-Efficient Land Use Mapping Index(TELUMI)

Source: Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
The objective of this project was to devise a conceptually simple tool that operationalized the complex relationship between land use and travel behavior.
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The impact of a media campaign in the reduction of risk-taking behavior on the part of drivers

Source: Accident, Analysis, & Prevention
As part of an ongoing media educational campaign to enhance pedestrian safety in the Victoria (Canada) metropolitan area, multimedia campaigns have been targeted at drivers.
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Increasing the Percentage of Drivers Yielding to Pedestrians in Three Canadian Cities with a Multifaceted Safety Program

Source: Health Education Research
This experiment evaluated the efficacy of a multifaceted pedestrian safety program in three Canadian cities.
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Easter Seals Project ACTION's Monthly E-Newsletter

Source: Easter Seals
Easter Seals newsletter, Extra which works to help all who are working toward the mission of creating and improving accessible transportation for people with disabilities.
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An Overview of the Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program (FTBSEP)

Source:
The primary goal of the FTBSEP is to reduce injuries and fatalities by teaching children knowledge and skills needed to be predictable and competent pedestrians and bicyclists throughout their lives.
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The Perception of Pedestrians From the Perspective of Elderly and Experienced Drivers

Source:
This study examined hazard perception abilities among elderly and experienced drivers, particularly with regard to the presence of pedestrians in the urban road environment.
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Gender Differences in Pedestrian Rule Compliance and Visual Search

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The objective of this study is to explore effect of gender difference in pedestrian rule compliance on walking and crossing behaviour.
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The Pedestrian as the Center of Planning: No Evaluation Without Data

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The aim of this project stands on modeling the notion of anticipation of drivers' behaviors by pedestrians, and then to suggest an algorithm for the crossroads crossing by pedestrians.
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Across the Arterial: Mid-block Shared-Use Path Crossings of Multilane Roadways in California

Source: Rails to Trails Conservancy
The focus of this report are these challenging at-grade crossings of multilane roadways at mid-block locations.
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Estimating the Employment Impacts of Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Road Infrastructure

Source: Political Economy Research Institute
In this case study, we estimate the employment impacts of various transportation infrastructure projects in the city of Baltimore.
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Get To School (and back again) Safely Gameboard

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This activity can be downloaded and played in small groups within the classroom to complement educational efforts to address safety regarding walking, bicycling and Safe Routes to School.
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Step to Safety with ASIMO: Children's Pedestrian Safety Video

Source: National Safety Council, PBIC, & Honda
The National Safety Council and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center are pleased to join Honda in offering a free copy of this DVD geared to students ages five to nine. During the 14-minute program,
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Pedestrian Injury

Source: SafeKids USA
Pedestrian injury remains the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 5 to 14. SafeKids.
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The Kaiser Family Foundation's State Health Facts Online

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation
This site contains the latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation. Visitors can compare data for all the states on topics including Health Status (
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KIA Walkingbus

Source: KIA Motors
The KIA car company in the UK is actively encouraging folks to drive less and walk more. They initiated their own "Think Before You Drive" campaign that includes sponsorship of walking school buses.
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Building Community Support for Pedestrian Safety and Developing a Blueprint for Action

Source: 2004 National Congress of Pedestrian Advocates
This presentation describes the pedestrian safety campaign undertaken by Montgomery County, Maryland in 2004 including education, enforcement, engineering, and media elements.
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Vermont Bicycle and Pedestrian Coalition

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The Vermont Bicycle and Pedestrian Coalition's mission is to promote bicycling and walking in Vermont, emphasizing access, safety, and education.
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Montgomery County, MD Pedestrian Safety

Source: Montgomery County
The Montgomery County Pedestrian Safety site details the extensive education campaigns that have been conducted over the past years. Other resources include a safety quiz and tips, local news and events,
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St. Louis Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Program

Source: East-West Gateway Council of Governments
The St. Louis Bicycle and Pedestrian Program includes projects to develop a level of service map for bicyclists and a citizen advisory committee.
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Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Information

Source: Wisconsin Department of Transportation
This site provides the state bicycle and pedestrian plans, in addition to safety and crash information for citizens and instructors.
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Northwestern University Traffic Institute

Source: Northwestern University
The Northwestern University Center for Public Safety and Traffic Institute provides information on available courses, training sessions, and conferences.
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Walking the Walk: How Walkability Raises Home Values in U.S. Cities

Source: CEOs for Cities
This paper explores the connection between home values and walkability, as measured by the Walk Score algorithm.
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