The "Safe Ways to School" project was a statewide pilot project administered by the Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program. The goal was to improve conditions for children to walk and bicycle safely to and from school. The project was modeled after the award-winning "Safe School Routes" program in Melville, Australia which combined traffic calming techniques with school education initiatives to foster a safer environment for children to walk and bicycle to school.
This Pedestrian Safety Toolkit Resource Catalog is designed to make it easier for community pedestrian safety activists to locate and acquire the most appropriate resources for their particular needs. It provides both a brief overview of the steps that should be followed to establish an effective pedestrian safety program, as well as a list of the resources that will be needed along the way.
The National Bicycle and Walking Study presents a plan of action for activities at the Federal, State, and local levels for increasing the amount of walking and bicycling in the United States.
Design and Safety of Pedestrian Facilities, A Recommended Practice of the Institute of Transportation Engineers is intended to provide guidance on how to implement a comprehensive program of engineering, education and enforcement to improve safety for pedestrians.
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The goals of the original study are to: (1) Double the percent of trips made by bicycling and walking and (2) reduce by ten percent the number of fatalities and injuries by pedestrians and bicyclists.