More Countermeasures and Safety Effectiveness 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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Examining the Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities in The United States, 2009-2019

Source: AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Examines the 53% increase in pedestrian fatalities in the US from 2009 to 2018 through analysis of changes in the presence of certain pedestrian, driver, vehicle, and environmental factors.
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Guidebook and Research Plan to Help Communities Improve Transportation to Health Care Services

Source: TRB Transit Cooperative
Details how to initiate a dialogue between transportation and health care providers and implementing transportation solutions appropriate for patients.
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City Leadership in a Pandemic

Source: NACTO
Report captures new playbooks to protect essential workers, adapted streets for safety and mobility, and preparations for an equitable and sustainable recovery.
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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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Safety-Based Prioritization for Youth Pedestrian Travel Planning: Applying Systemic Pedestrian Safety Analysis to Youth Travel

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Applies the steps outlined in the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 893: Systemic Pedestrian Safety Analysis to present a process for assessing high risk locations for youth pedestrian crashes specifically.
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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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The Effect of High-Visibility Enforcement on Driver Compliance with Pedestrian Right-of-Way Laws

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Determines the extent of observed increases in motorist yielding nearly 4 years after the implementation of a high-visibility enforcement intervention program.
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Demonstration of Promising Practices to Increase Proper Bicycle Helmet Use in Middle School Youth

Source: Center for Education and Research in Safety and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Shares behavioral strategies to increase the helmet use of middle school children.
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Guide for Improving Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Crossing Locations

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Every Day Counts
This guide assists State or local transportation or traffic safety departments that are considering developing a policy or guide to support the installation of countermeasures at uncontrolled pedestrian crossing locations.
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