More Speed Resources

Improving Pedestrian Safety on Urban Arterials: Learning from Australasia

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Documents findings from a research team studying Australian and New Zealand approaches to reduce pedestrian fatalities and serious injuries on urban, signalized arterial roadways.
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Seven Proven Steps to Improve Safety for Walking, Biking, Rolling, and More

Source: CityLab
Lists proven Safe Systems approach steps to increase safety for people walking, biking, and rolling rather than blaming victims: decrease speed limits; focus on design; rewrite the MUTCD; prioritize the most dangerous street;
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Radar Sensors for Intelligent Multimodal Intersection Traffic Monitoring

Source: National Institute for Transportation and Communities
Reports on the development of a high-resolution radar sensor that can reliably distinguish between cars and pedestrians and capture counts, speed, and direction of each moving target, despite lighting and weather conditions.
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Speed, Affordability, Equity, and Transportation Planning Practices

Source: Victoria Transport Policy Institute
Provides slides of a presentation that describes how common planning practices favor faster modes and higher traffic speeds over slower but more affordable and resource-efficient options resulting in inequities.
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E-Cars Not the Only Answer for Reducing Carbon Emissions: E-Bikes Overlooked

Source: Treehugger
Reports that from any basis of comparison—speed of rollout, cost, equity, safety, the space taken for driving or parking, embodied carbon or operating energy—e-bikes beat e-cars for most people, however,
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Crash Modification Factor for Corner Radius, Right-Turn Speed, and Prediction of Pedestrian Crashes at Signalized Intersections

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Investigates engineering approaches to reducing pedestrian crashes at intersections.
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New USDOT National Roadway Safety Strategy and FHWA Update to Highway Safety Improvement Program

Source: USDOT
At its core, the NRSS is a USDOT-wide adoption of the Safe System Approach, focused on five key objectives: safer people, safer roads, safer vehicles, safer speeds, and post-crash care.
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European Geometric Design Parameters for Cycling Infrastructure

Source: European Cyclists' Federation
Offers a factsheet of the most common requirements in geometric design standards for bicycling infrastructure adopted across 15 different European countries.
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Safe System Approach Lesson Plans for STEAM

Source: Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
Provides activities for K-12 students to learn more about safe road users, safe vehicles, safe speeds, and safe roads. Includes activity sheets and instructions.
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Road to Zero: Doubling Down on What Works Resource Library

Source: Road to Zero Coalition
Shares general knowledge and strategies around road safety through a resource library.
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