More Countermeasures and Safety Effectiveness Examples



Leading Pedestrian Interval

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
St. Petersburg, Florida introduced the leading pedestrian interval to reduce the number of conflicts between pedestrians and turning vehicles.
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Curb Extensions in Rural Village

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A more pedestrian-oriented design was desired in downtown Fort Plain, New York, and curb extentions were installed as a result.
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Advance Yield Markings

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A solution to reduce multiple-threat collisions at unsignalized pedestrian crossings.
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Wall Street Revitalization

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The redevelopment of pedestrian-friendly Wall Street in downtown Asheville, NC, in the 1980s and 1990s.
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Trail Intersection Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Springwater Corridor pedestrian and bicycle trail in Portland, Oregon, was the site of a series of safety improvements at locations where the trail intersected with local streets and driveways.
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Pedestrian Safety Initiative

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The use of a strategic plan in Montgomery County, Maryland that featured measurable strategies as a blueprint for data-driven action to deploy resources to best impact pedestrian safety.
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Old Town Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Eureka Planning and Engineering Departments and concerned citizens worked together to make the Old Town District more pedestrian friendly
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Daylighting

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Hoboken, New Jersey's experience finding a creative, low-cost solution to improve pedestrian safety at crosswalks.
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Bridgeport Way: The Role of a Major Arterial in Town-Making

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The redevelopment of an arterial road in University Place, Washington to reduce crashes and contribute to the local economy.
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Greensboro's Downtown Greenway: Successful Revitalization through Active Transportation

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Downtown Greenway provided a transportation solution for accessing downtown, a place for public art, public park space, and an important link between socially diverse neighborhoods.
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