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document Vulnerable Road Users, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
This paper defines a "vulnerable" road user, and presents methods for determining who is vulnerable, as well as measures for protecting these individuals. ... more >>
document Cyclists, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
This paper introduces cyclists as a vulnerable road user, and outlines specific vulnerabilities and ways to accommodate their needs. ... more >>
document Bicycle Helmets, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
The report outlines the importance of bicycle helmets, from good fit to frequent use, and gives statistics related to their use. ... more >>
document Bicycle Facilities on Road Segments and Intersections of Distributor Roads, Institute for Road Safety Research (SWOV)
The issue of separating bicycle facilities from motorized traffic is discussed, with both pros and cons considered. ... 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 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 >>