More Speed Resources



FHWA’s Human Factors Biannual Highlight

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Winter 2021 summary of research and resources from the FHWA Human Factors Team.
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The Growing Gap in Pedestrian and Cyclist Fatality Fates between the United States and the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands, 1990–2018

Source: Ralph Buehler and John Pucher. 2021. “The Growing Gap in Pedestrian and Cyclist Fatality Fates between the United States and the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands, 1990–2018,” Transport Reviews, Vol. 41, Issue 1, January 2021.
This article calculates trends in walking and cycling fatalities per capita and per km in the USA, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and Denmark.
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The Benefits of Slowing Down Traffic Starting Where Children Walk and Bike

Source: Vision Zero for Youth
Info brief describes lessons learned on addressing speed through roadway design and operations changes that benefit youth walkers and bicyclists.
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FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation University Course: 10. Intersections

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation University Course is designed to help educators inspire the next generation of practitioners to support safe, vibrant, and multimodal transportation systems.
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FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation University Course: 9. Strategies for Safer Speeds

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation University Course is designed to help educators inspire the next generation of practitioners to support safe, vibrant, and multimodal transportation systems.
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FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation University Course

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation University Course is designed to help educators inspire the next generation of practitioners to support safe, vibrant, and multimodal transportation systems.
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Animated Crash Scenario

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Video series portrays some of the most common situations that lead to a crash involving a driver and a pedestrian or bicyclist. Each video shows a crash, portraying it from a combination of aerial, driver,
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Neighborhood Slow Zones

Source: New York City DOT
Describes countermeasures and evaluation used to slow traffic in identified neighborhoods.
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Publicly-Supported Road Diet Reduces Speeds in Alexandria

Source: Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Synthesizes a corridor project that improved safety for all road users, especially pedestrians.
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Don't Cut Corners: Left Turn Pedestrian and Bicyclist Crash Study

Source: New York City DOT
New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) developed the Left Turn Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Study to advance New York City’s Vision Zero initiative to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries.
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