More Countermeasures and Safety Effectiveness Examples



Small Town Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Residents of Oneonta pursued a pedestrian-friendly alternative to urban renewal projects that had resulted in narrow sidewalks, heavy vehicle traffic, and the demolition of historic buildings in the downtown area.
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Slow Zones

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The implementation of the Neighborhood Slow Zone program in the neighborhood with the highest number of pedestrian injuries and fatalities in New York City.
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Seventh Avenue Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A number of engineering countermeasures were deployed to reduce the problems of cut-through traffic and speeding in this coastal residential community.
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Livernois Avenue Corridor Project

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Detroit and Michigan Department of Transportation improved pedestrian safety on Livernois Avenue through the use of a HAWK beacon and median.
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Granite Street Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Neighborhood concern about speeding was addressed through the use of traffic calming measures.
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Harold Street Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Traffic calming on SE Harold in Portland, Oregon, has been very successful and neighborhood livability has been enhanced.
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Berkshire Street Traffic Calming

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Cambridge chose the Berkshire/York Street area to demonstrate the benefits of traffic calming for addressing speeding motorists.
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Main Street Roundabout

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A roundabout offers an improved pedestrian safety environment at one Montpelier, Vermont intersection.
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Access to Transit

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
To encourage pedestrian traffic and ensure pedestrians' safety, WMATA built new sidewalks and crosswalks at Metro stations in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
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Pedestrian Crossing Infrastructure

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Las Vegas, Nevada, addressed a high rate of pedestrian crashes using "Turning Vehicles Yield to Pedestrians" signs, advance yield markings, and in-roadway knockdown signs to produce significant improvements in motorist yielding behavior.
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