Crash and Exposure Data
- Download California crash data from the CHP (SWITRS).
- Download nationwide fatality data from the NHTSA (FARS).
- Get Census information on Journey to Work, or build your own table.
- Get National Household Travel Survey data which collects information on all trips and all modes.
- Average Daily Traffic (ADT) counts can be obtained from your local Department of Transportation. Get them for Sacramento County and City of Sacramento. Get counts for California state highways from Caltrans.
- Safety Benefits of Walkways, Sidewalks, and Paved Shoulders
- FHWA’s Toolbox of Countermeasures and Their Potential Effectiveness for Pedestrian Crashes explains Crash Reduction Factors (CRFs) and provides a table of common pedestrian treatments and their CRFs.
- Need help finding the right solution to your engineering problem? Check out PEDSAFE.
- PBIC has a whole section on engineering as well as an excellent series of webinars, Designing for Pedestrian Safety.
- PBIC’s Walkability Checklist
- FHWA’s Pedestrian Road Safety Audit Guidelines and Prompt Lists
- UC Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies’ A Technical Guide for Conducting Pedestrian Safety Assessments for California Cities. You can request a Pedestrian Safety Assessment for your community.
- Terry Preston’s presentation on SRTS walk audits, Conducting a Walk Assessment
- Order pedestrian, bicycle, and scooter safety materials for little or no cost from AAA. You can also download some materials and print them yourself. AAA also has pedestrian safety information on their website.
- Safe Kids USA has safety materials for educators including brochures, tip sheets, and coloring sheets that make good handouts.
- FHWA has printable materials for Spanish speakers.
- Perils for Pedestrians is a monthly television series covering pedestrian issues from across the United States. View episodes here.