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Pedestrian Safety Roadshow

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