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The agencies and organizations listed below can provide more information on bicyclist safety and links to numerous other resources.

  • National Cooperative Highway Safety Research Program: A guide for reducing collisions involving bicycles (Raborn et al., 2008)
  • FHWA: A resident’s guide for creating safer communities for walking and biking (Sandt et al., 2015) 
  • NHTSA: Advancing pedestrian and bicyclist Safety: A primer for highway safety professionals (Brookshire et al., 2016)
  • PBIC: Discussion guide for automated and connected vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists (Sandt & Owens, 2017)
  • U.S. DOT: Primer on safe system approach for pedestrians and bicyclists (Goughnour et al., 2021)
  • PBIC: Understanding crashes and safe behaviors to help prevent them video series (PBIC, 2020)
  • NHTSA: The role of law enforcement in supporting pedestrian and bicyclist safety: An idea book (Blank et al., 2020)
  • Making bicycling equitable: Lessons from sociocultural research (McCullough, et al., 2019)
  • BIKESAFE: Bicycle countermeasure selection system (Sundstrom & Nabors, 2014)

Data Resources

  • The Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool software is available to assist jurisdictions in typing bicycle-motor vehicle crashes and developing a database that contains information on pre-crash maneuvers as well as other crash factors. FHWA recently updated PBCAT.
  • The League of American Bicyclists: The Benchmarking Project collects publicly available data on bicycling and walking. The report is updated regularly. (League of American Bicyclists, n.d.-a)
  • National Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Data Clearinghouse