Engineering

Safe Routes to School: Practice and Promise

Authoring Organization: 
Center for Health Training, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Resource File: 

Safe Routes to School Toolkit

Authoring Organization: 
National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Pedestrian Safety Toolkit Resource Catalog

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.

Authoring Organization: 
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

National Bicycling and Walking Study - Five Year Status Report

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.

Authoring Organization: 
United States Department of Transportation

Design and Safety of Pedestrian Facilities

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.

Authoring Organization: 
Institute of Transportation Engineers

Streets in America Are Unsafe and Unforgiving For Kids

Article by Pedestrian Safety Roadshow: Speeding cars, children darting into traffic, and streets without sidewalks place youth at risk on America's roads

Authoring Organization: 
Federal Highway Administration

National Bicycling and Walking Study - Ten Year Report

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.

Authoring Organization: 
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), The United States Department of Transportation (US

Bikeability Checklist

How bikeable is your community? The Bikeability Checklist can help you find the answer. Inside you'll find insightful questions, allowing you to evaluate your neighborhood's bikeability. In addition to the questions, the Checklist provides both immediate answers and long-term solutions to your neighborhood's potential problems.

Authoring Organization: 
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Bicycle Facilities

If your community is considering building a new bicycle facility, you can use this tool to estimate costs, the demand in terms of new cyclists, and measured economic benefits (e.g., time savings, increased livability, decreased health costs, a more enjoyable ride).

Authoring Organization: 
University of Minnesota