Community Resources and Research

document California Blueprint for Bicycling and Walking, California Department of Transportation
The California Blueprint for Bicycling and Walking provides ambitious goals of a 50 percent increase in bicycling and walking trips by 2010, a 50 percent decrease in bicycle and pedestrian fatality rates by 2010, ...more >
document The Relative Risks of School Travel, Transportation Research Board
This report provides estimates of the relative risk among school travel modes using available information collected at the national level. ...more >
document Consejos y Pasos Para el Uso Debido del Casco para Montar Bicicleta (in Spanish), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
This two-page Spanish-language flyer demonstrates how to properly fit a bicycle helmet. ...more >
document Risk Factors For Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Collisions at Intersections, Journal of Safety Research
This paper reports a study of bicycle -motor vehicle collisions in the city of Palo Alto, California. This resource can be purchased through IngentaConnect at the link below. ...more >
document Killed by Automobile: Death in the Streets of New York City, 1994-1997,
This report analyzes data of pedestrian and bicycle fatalaties in New York City between 1994 and 1997, analyzing who is dying and who, and what, is causing the killing. ...more >
web City of Boulder, CO Transportation Planning, City of Boulder
The site of the the Transportation Planning Department for the City of Boulder provides information to residents on the City plans and projects, as well as several incident reporting forms. ...more >
web Montgomery County, MD Pedestrian Safety, Montgomery County
The Montgomery County Pedestrian Safety site details the extensive education campaigns that have been conducted over the past years. Other resources include a safety quiz and tips, local news and events, ...more >
web Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Information, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
This site provides the state bicycle and pedestrian plans, in addition to safety and crash information for citizens and instructors. ...more >
web Northwestern University Traffic Institute, Northwestern University
The Northwestern University Center for Public Safety and Traffic Institute provides information on available courses, training sessions, and conferences. ...more >
web Cheap or Expensive Bicycle Helmets, Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
When you pay more for a helmet you may get an easier fit and snazzier graphics. But the basic impact protection of cheap helmets we tested equaled the expensive ones. ...more >