More Countermeasures and Safety Effectiveness Examples



Crossing an Arterial through an Offset Intersection: Bicycle-Only Center-Turn Lane

Source: City of Portland, Oregon
This treatment successfully addressed three criteria: it offered a refuge for crossing bicyclists and allowed them to cross one direction of traffic at a time; it maintained all automotive turning movements;
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Evaluation of Bicycle-Related Roadway Measures: A Summary of Available Research

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
This document represents an effort to compile all known research on the effect of the bicycle safety countermeasures contained in BIKESAFE.
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Costs for Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Active Living Research Program, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This document is intended to provide meaningful estimates of infrastructure costs for pedestrian and bicycle treatments in states and cities across the country.
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Nebraska Avenue Road Diet

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A variety of countermeasures were used to increase safety in one of the most dangerous roadway corridors in Tampa, Florida.
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School Zone Traffic Calming

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

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

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

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

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

Source: Global Road Safety Partnership
This report discusses the magnitude of pedestrian deaths and injuries, key risk factors, and how to assess an area's pedestrian safety situation.
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