More Performance Measurement Resources



Serpentine Street Design

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Milvia Street in Berkeley, California, was the first street to have speed bumps installed to discourage cut-through traffic.
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Leland Street Redesign in Bethesda

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The redesign of Leland Street, undertaken in cooperation with neighborhood residents, resulted in slower speeds and safer conditions for pedestrians walking along the street and crossing at intersections.
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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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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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Pedestrian and Bicyclist Intersection Safety Indices

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This User Guide provides practitioners with instructions for applying the Ped/Bike ISI to their local intersections.
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Safety Effects of In-Roadway Warning Lights or “Flashing Crosswalk” Treatment

Source: UNC Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC)
This review of nine before-after evaluation studies indicates that this treatment is not a panacea for all problem crosswalk locations.
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Evaluation of Alternative Pedestrian Traffic Control Devices

Source: Oregon Department of Transportation
This report summarizes a field study and survey of two treatments in Oregon: Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons and Pedestrian Hybrid beacons.
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Safety and Operational Analysis of 4-lane to 3-lane Conversions (Road Diets) in Michigan

Source: Michigan State University
This paper provides an evaluation of road diet treatments in several locations in Michigan.
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Assessment of Driver Yield Rates Pre- and Post-RRFB Installation in Bend, Oregon

Source: Oregon Department of Transportation
This report evaluates the effects of the installation of two Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFB) on driver yielding behavior in Bend, Oregon.
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Using Walk Score for Neighborhood Planning in Washington, DC

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The DC Office of Planning used Walk Score to fill the void of a data source that would address the need of measuring the built environment in relation to walkability.
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