More Performance Measurement Resources



Oakland Chinatown Pedestrian Scramble: An Evaluation

Source: UC Berkeley Traffic Safety Center
This project evaluates whether the installation of a pedestrian scramble at a particular location in Oakland, California, increased pedestrian safety.
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Evaluation of Lane Reduction "Road Diet" Measures and Their Effects on Crashes and Injuries

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This study examines the safety benefits of road diets.
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Effects of a Towaway Reporting Threshold on Crash Analysis Results

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This paper attempts to quantify the expected effects on data analysis capabilities when different crash reporting thresholds are altered.
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An Intensive Pedestrian Safety Engineering Study Using Computerized Crash Analysis

Source: UC Berkeley Traffic Safety Center
This paper describes the technical procedures and the pedestrian countermeasure plan that resulted from an intensive study designed to analyze pedestrian injuries by zones (i.e., neighborhoods or districts)
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A Review of ITS-Based Pedestrian Injury Countermeasures

Source: UC Berkeley Traffic Safety Center
This report reviews previous scientific evaluation of red light enforcement cameras, illuminated walk signal push buttons, automated pedestrian detection systems for traffic signals, flashing crosswalk lights,
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A Challenge Grant

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This document outlines a Multimedia Course on Bicycle Safety that uses video, animation and smart traffic templates to test and evaluate student's knowledge of the course's content.
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Evaluation of Safety, Design, and Operation of Shared Use Paths

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The purpose of this project was to develop a level of service (LOS) estimation method for shared-use paths that overcomes previous limitations.
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Pedestrian Facilities Users Guide

Source: Highway Safety Research Center
This guide provides useful information regarding walkable environments, pedestrian crashes and their countermeasures, and engineering improvements for pedestrians.
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Pedestrian Crosswalk Case Studies

Source: Highway Safety Administration
The overall objective of the research was to determine the effect of crosswalk markings on driver and pedestrian behavior at unsignalized intersections.
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Pedestrian Safety Roadmap & Resource Catalog

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)'s Pedestrian Safety Roadmap & Resource Catalog is divided into these six helpful sections: 1. Making a Commitment: Motivate key decision-makers to take action in making your community safer and more walkable.
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