Crash and Safety Resources and Research

document Sharing the Road: Optimizing Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety and Vehicle Mobility, Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)
This research initiative combines the results of five reports to provide recommendations for improving the multimodal aspects of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) transportation network. ...more >
document Cycling on Higher Speed Roads, Austroads
This report investigates the provision of facilities for bicycles on high speed roads. ...more >
document Minimum Design Parameters for Cycle Connectivity, New Zealand Transportation Agency
This report explores the relationship between lane/shoulder width and the likelihood of cyclists traversing the edge line into the motorized vehicle stream. ...more >
document The National Bicycling and Walking Study: 15-Year Status Report, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This update to the National Bicycling and Walking Study reports progress toward two national goals of increasing mode share while reducing fatalities and injuries. ...more >
document Bicycle Safety Message to Parents, Teachers, and Motorists, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Consumer Products Safety Commission
To make bicycles safer, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission developed a mandatory safety standard for bicycles to help eliminate injuries due to mechanical and structural failures. ...more >
document Difficulties of Older Cyclists and Their Compensation,
Thirty cyclists were interviewed and were asked for their cycling habits and how they deal with different situations in traffic. ...more >
document The National Bicycling and Walking Study, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report draws upon all of the work completed until 1994 in outlining a plan of action to promote bicycling and walking as viable transportation options for more Americans. ...more >
document Streetwise Cycling, North Carolina Department of Transportation
This short handbook is designed to any cyclist's needs, addressing issues such as skills, emergencies, and equipment. ...more >
multimedia Bicycle/Pedestrian Planning Strategies, Center for Transportation and the Environment
The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA- LU), passed by Congress in 2005, provides new provisions and expands previous legislation that support bicycle and pedestrian programming, ...more >
document The Truth about Lane Widths, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
What if we could narrow the lanes on a roadway without adversely impacting the operations of the roadway? This case study addresses current research on lane widths. ...more >