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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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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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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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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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School Trip Safety and Urban Play Areas

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The purpose of the School Trip Safety and Urban Play Areas research project was to develop guidelines for the protection of young pedestrians (5 -14 yrs) walking to and from school, entering and leaving school buses,
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Guidelines and Recommendations to Accommodate Older Drivers and Pedestrians

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This project updated, revised, and expanded the scope of the Older Driver Highway Design Handbook published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in 1998.
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Why Canadians Cycle More Than Americans: A Comparative Analysis of Bicycling Trends and Policies

Source: Transport Policy
This paper looks at the reasons by Canadians cycle approximately 3 times more frequently than Americans.
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Trends in Walking for Transportation in the United States, 1995 and 2001

Source: Preventing Chronic Disease, Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy
This study examines trends in walking for transportation among U.S. adults and youth
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Traffic Calming Do's and Don'ts to Encourage Bicycling

Source: Institute of Transportation Engineers
This report discusses the role of the bicycle boulevard in a community and offers information on traffic calming measures that are both compatible and incompatible with bicycles.
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The Australian National Cycling Strategy 2005-2010

Source: Austroads, Inc.
This document describes the need for a cycling strategy, identifies six key priorities for improving the state of cycling, and outlines important actions to take to acheive each of those priorities.
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