Web Sites

There are dozens of Web sites that contain information on bicycle safety and mobility. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) maintains a list at http://www.bicyclinginfo.org/links of national and international government agencies, state and local government agencies, professional organizations, advocacy groups and other sites as listed in the following sections.

Government Agencies and Offices

Danish Road Directorate
http://www.vejdirektoratet.dk/roaddirectorate.asp? page=dept&objno=1024
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov
FHWA Office of Highway Safety
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/bike/index.htm
FHWA/NHTSA National Crash Analysis Center
http://www.ncac.gwu.edu
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
http://www.house.gov/transportation
International Bicycle Fund
http://www.ibike.org/
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov
Transportation Association of Canada
http://www.tac-atc.ca
U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)
http://www.access-board.gov
U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT)
http://www.dot.gov

Government Programs and Initiatives

FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bikeped
FHWA Office of Safety
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/index.htm
FHWA Bicycle Safety
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/bike/index.htm
FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Research Page
http://www.tfhrc.gov/safety/pedbike/pedbike.htm
FHWA Pedestrian/Bicyclist Crash Analysis Tool (PBCAT)
http://www.walkinginfo.org/pc/pbcat.htm
NHTSA Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS)
http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/main.cfm
NHTSA Traffic Safety
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/portal/site/nhtsa/menuitem.5928da45f99592381601031046108a0c/
For NHTSA Bicycle Safety
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/portal/site/nhtsa/menuitem.810acaee50c651189ca8e410dba046a0/
For NHTSA Pedestrian Safety
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/portal/site/nhtsa/menuitem.dfedd570f698cabbbf30811060008a0c/
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) Web Sites
http://www.pedbikeinfo.org
http://www.walkinginfo.org
http://www.bicyclinginfo.org
http://www.pedbikeimages.org
http://www.iwalktoschool.org
http://www.walktoschool.org
http://www.saferoutesinfo.org
Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU).
August 10, 2005, bill authorizing the Federal surface transportation programs for highways, highway safety, and transit for the 5-year period 2005-2009.
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/safetealu/

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Professional Organizations

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
http://www.aashto.org/aashto/organization.nsf/homepage/overview
American Planning Association (APA)
http://www.planning.org/
American Public Works Association
http://www.apwa.net/
American Society of Landscape Architects
http://www.asla.org
American Traffic Safety Services Association
http://www.atssa.com/
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP)
http://www.apbp.org/
Bicycle Federation of America/National Center for Bicycling and Walking
http://www.bikewalk.org/
Human-Powered Transportation Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers
http://www.ascehpt.homestead.com/
Institute of Transportation Engineers
http://www.ite.org/
League of American Bicyclists
http://www.bikeleague.org/
National Safety Council
http://www.nsc.org/
Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/

Other Organizations (Including Advocacy Organizations)

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
http://www.aaafoundation.org/home/
America Bikes
http://www.americabikes.org/
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
http://www.bhsi.org
Bikes Belong Coalition
http://www.bikesbelong.org
Better Environmentally Sound Transportation
http://www.best.bc.ca
Brain Injury Association of America (formerly National Head Injury Foundation)
http://www.biausa.org/Pages/home.html
Chainguard — Bicycle Advocacy Online
http://probicycle.com/
Conservation Law Foundation
http://www.clf.org
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center
http://depts.washington.edu/hiprc/
Highway Safety Research Center
http://www.hsrc.unc.edu/
International Mountain Bicycling Association
http://www.imba.com
Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition
http://www.massbike.org
National Center for Bicycling and Walking
http://www.bikewalk.org
National Safety Council
http://www.nsc.org/
National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse
http://www.enhancements.org
Rails to Trails Conservancy
http://www.railtrails.org
Surface Transportation Policy Project
http://www.transact.org
Texas Bicycle Coalition
http://www.biketexas.org
Thunderhead Alliance
http://www.thunderheadalliance.org
Transportation Alternatives Citizens Group (New York City Area)
http://www.transalt.org
Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org
Travis County (Austin, TX) SuperCyclist Project
http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/bicycle/super.htm
Tri-State Transportation Campaign (New York/New Jersey/Connecticut)
http://www.tstc.org
Vermont Bicycle and Pedestrian Coalition
http://www.vtbikeped.org
Victoria Policy Institute
http://www.vtpi.org
Walkable Communities, Inc.
http://www.walkable.org/
Washington Area Bicyclist Association
http://www.waba.org/

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Local/State Sites

City of Boulder, CO, Transportation Planning
http://www3.ci.boulder.co.us/publicworks/depts/transportation.html
City of Cambridge, MA, Environmental and Transportation Division
http://www.cambridgema.gov/~CDD/et/index.html
City of Eugene, OR, Bicycle Information
http://www.eugene-or.gov/portal/server.pt?space=CommunityPage&cached=true&parentname=CommunityPage&parentid=3&in_hi_userid=2&control=SetCommunity&CommunityID=435&PageID=541
City of Portland, OR, Pedestrian Transportation Program
http://www.trans.ci.portland.or.us
City of Seattle
http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/transportation/bikeprogram.htm
City of San Francisco (and County)
http://www.bicycle.sfgov.org/site/dptbike_index.asp
City of Tallahassee, FL, Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
http://www.crtpa.org/
Florida Department of Transportation Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program
http://www.dot.state.fl.us/Safety/ped_bike/ped_bike.htm
Missouri Department of Transportation Bicycle/Pedestrian Program
http://www.modot.org/othertransportation/bicyclepedestriangeneralinformation.htm
Montgomery County, MD, Residential Traffic-Calming Program
http://www.dpwt.com/TraffPkgDiv/triage.htm
North Carolina Department of Transportation Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation
http://www.ncdot.org/transit/bicycle/
Note: Information from more than 9,000 recent bicycle and pedestrian crashes in North Carolina has been compiled in an interactive database.
Oregon Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
http://www.odot.state.or.us/techserv/bikewalk/
University of California-Davis Bicycle Program
http://www.taps.ucdavis.edu/bicycle/
Virginia DOT Traffic Calming Guide
http://www.virginiadot.org/infoservice/resources/TrafficCalmingGuideOct2002.pdf
Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Information
http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/modes/pedestrian.htm

Pedestrian and Bicycle Link Pages

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center bicycling information sites
http://www.bicyclinginfo.org
Bicycle advocacy Web sites provided by Chainguard
http://probicycle.com/mainnet.html
Bicycle education and safety sites provided by Chainguard
http://probicycle.com/mainedu.html
Pedestrian and bicycle sites provided by TransAct
http://www.transact.org/issues/intro_hss.asp
State bicycle laws provided by Bicycle Coalition of Massachusetts
http://www.massbike.org/bikelaw

Pedestrian and Bicycle Studies and Statistics

Bike Plan Source Hot Topics provided by Tracy-Williams Consulting
http://www.bikeplan.com/traxq.htm
BTS National Transportation Library Links to Bike/Pedestrian Transportation Research
http://www.transtats.bts.gov/Databases.asp?Mode_ID=7&Mode_Desc=Bike/Pedestrian&Subject_ID2=0
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
http://www.bts.gov
Consumer Product Safety Commission Recreational Safety Publications
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/rec_sfy.html
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety – Bicycle Fatality Facts
http://www.iihs.org/research/fatality_facts/bicycles.html
National Bicycling and Walking Study Ten-Year Status Report
http://www.bicyclinginfo.org/pp/nbws1.htm
Nationwide Household Travel Survey
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/ohpi/nhts/index.htm
Northwestern University Traffic Institute
http://server.traffic.northwestern.edu/
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
http://www.umich.edu/~industry/pedvis.html
University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
http://www.hsrc.unc.edu/

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