More Speed Resources



"Understanding Crashes and Safe Behaviors to Help Prevent Them" Video Series

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Portrays situations that lead to a crash between a driver and a pedestrian or bicyclist. The videos show the crash from each road user visual perspective, and offers behavioral tips for avoiding the crash.
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Paving Equity Into the Streets of Oakland

Source: Transfers Magazine
Notes that transportation agencies have the power to begin reversing structural racial inequities and provides a case study of the newly formed Oakland DOT and its equity approach.
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Measuring Accessibility: Guidance for Practitioners

Source: State Smart Transportation Initiative
Demonstrates ways to apply accessibility metrics to decisions, such as transportation project selection and land use suitability analysis.
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Low-Speed Zone Guide

Source: World Resources Institute
This Low-Speed Zone Guide presents strategies for planning, designing, building, and evaluating low-speed zones in cities.
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STEP Up to Help Pedestrians Cross the Road Safely

Source: FWHA
Describes FHWA's Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) program strategies and 7 countermeasures proven to reduce severe pedestrian crashes.
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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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