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Pedestrian Safety Links
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General Pedestrian Safety Links
The mission of America Walks is to make America a great place for walking by working collaboratively to share knowledge, advance policies and implement effective campaigns to promote safe, convenient and accessible walking conditions for all.
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
The mission of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) is to grow the pedestrian and bicycle profession and its influence by facilitating the exchange of professional and technical knowledge, elevating practitioners’ skills and defining the field.
Florida Pedestrian and Bicycling Safety Resource Center
The Florida Pedestrian/Bicycling Safety Resource Center promotes safe pedestrian and bicycling activities for citizens and visitors, young and old, by providing educational materials and information to advocate groups in the state. The Pedestrian/Bicycling Safety Resource Center is funded by the Florida Department of Transportation Safety Office.
National Center for Safe Routes to School
Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs are sustained efforts by parents, schools, community leaders and local, state, and federal governments to improve the health and well-being of children by enabling and encouraging them to walk and bicycle to school.
Partnership for Active Transportation
The Partnership for Active Transportation is a broad-based coalition of nonprofit, for-profit, and public sector entities working together to create healthier places for healthier people by supporting increased public investment in walking and bicycling as essential modes of transportation.
Pedestrian Crossing Laws: 50 State Summary
A summary of state pedestrian crossing laws provided by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Pedestrian Mobility and Safety
Institute of Transportation Engineers
- People Powered Movement
People Powered Movement is North America's coalition of local and state bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations.
State Safety Office
Florida Department of Transportation
Campaigns and Education
Alert Today Alive Tomorrow
The Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow campaign message that “Safety Doesn’t Happen by Accident” is a reminder for all roadway users to pay attention and follow the rules of the road.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Curricula Guide
Published by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, this guide is intended to give Safe Routes to School practitioners, teachers, school administrators and others the necessary background information to fully understand the positive benefits of teaching bicycle and pedestrian education in the classroom, and to provide these audiences with easy access to currently available curricula. The guide and its accompanying inventory are organized into descriptive categories that will help in choosing the right curriculum for specific classroom needs.
Everyone is a Pedestrian
Created and maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
Florida’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Focused Initative
Florida Department of Transportation
Pedestrian Safety Workshop: A Focus on Older Adults
Developed by the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Pedestrian Safety Workshop: A Focus on Older Adults engages communities in addressing the pedestrian safety issues that older adults face and provides strategies for safer walking.
Bicycling and Walking in the United States Benchmarking Report
The U.S. Bicycling and Walking Benchmarking Project is an on-going effort from the Alliance for Biking and Walking to collect and analyze data on bicycling and walking in all 50 states and at least the 50 most-populated U.S. cities.
Comprehensive Study to Reduce Pedestrian Crashes in Florida
The Florida Department of Transportation created this project to improve pedestrian safety on Florida’s state roads by identifying crash patterns and contributing factors at both the statewide and site-specific level and proposing countermeasures to reduce pedestrian crashes.
Getting a Fair Share for Safety, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advocacy Case StudiesCreated by Advocacy Advance, a partnership of the League of American Bicyclists and the Alliance for Biking and Walking
Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System
The Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System is intended to provide practitioners with the latest information available for improving the safety and mobility of those who walk. The online tools provide the user with a list of possible engineering, education, or enforcement treatments to improve pedestrian safety and/or mobility based on user input about a specific location.
Pedestrian Safety Resource Guide (2014)
The Children’s Safety Network has produced this resource guide to provide a comprehensive, annotated list of resources for pedestrian safety. The resource guide is divided into eight sections: Data; Safe Routes to School; Pedestrian Safety for Preschoolers; Other Programs, Strategies and Campaigns; Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation; Policy; Research; and Distracted Walking.
- Pedestrians Fact Sheet
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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