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How the Highway Safety Improvement Program Saves Lives

Highlights of the Highway Safety Improvement Program, which backs the efforts of States and local agencies to proactively prevent severe crashes via safety infrastructure improvements.

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One-Stop Shop: NCHRP Research Report 992 Offers a Handy Overview of Pedestrian Analysis

The Transportation Research Board’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program released Research Report 992: Guide to Pedestrian Analysis to help provide guidance and methods for developing safe, functional, and attractive facilities for people who walk.

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Safety in Numbers: How Quick Build Projects Are Playing an Artful Role in Securing D.C.’s Streets

Quick builds make streets safer and more comfortable for vulnerable users and allow D.C. to uphold its promise to citizens to reduce traffic-related fatalities and injuries.

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Signal Timing for Pedestrians and Bicyclists: Highlights from NCHRP Research Report 969

NCHRP Research Report 969 describes a toolbox of treatments to better address the needs of pedestrians and bicyclists at signalized intersections.

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Ideas for Incorporating Safety into Traffic Impact Analyses

Driven by California Senate Bill 743 (SB 743) and statewide safety goals, Caltrans has added more safety considerations into their review process for new development projects. Here is what Caltrans looks for in this additional review.

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Taking Transportation Safety Beyond Engineering Improvements

The Role of LRSPs, SSARs, and Vision Zero Plans in Multidisciplinary Safety Planning   Where there are transit stops, there are people walking. If there’s…

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