More Community Engagement Examples



Sunday Ciclovia: "Bike. Walk. Dance. Breathe."

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
As part of a community-building initiative, the town closed its streets for several hours once a week, opening them to walking, bicycling, and community growth.
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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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Bringing Bicycle Education to Spanish-Speaking Communities

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A significant number of Spanish-speaking individuals with limited English comprehension live in Amarillo, Texas. To serve this population, the Texas Bicycle Coalition (TBC) needed to provide bicycle safety instruction in Spanish.
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Mayor Daley's Bicycling Ambassadors

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Chicagoland Bicycle Federation (CBF) changes the contents of its educational materials to better reach its different audiences.
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Portland SmartTrips

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Portland promotes nonmotorized transportation through its SmartTrips program.
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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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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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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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City of Charlotte Commitment to the Pedestrian Program

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

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