Where Pedestrians Cross the Roadway
FHWA Study Results
Getting the Wheels Rolling
A Guide to Using Policy to Create Bicycle Friendly Communities
ChangeLab Solutions developed Getting the Wheels Rolling: A Guide to Using Policy to Create Bicycle Friendly Communities for decision-makers, government officials, community groups, and others interested in making all types of communities more bicycle friendly.
National Center for SRTS 2013 Resource List: Click Here
Pedestrian Safer Journey 2013 (Revised): A web-based interactive resource that helps educators, parents and others who care about pedestrian safety to get the conversation started with children and youth.
Predictors of Children’s Active Commuting to School: An Observational Evaluation in Five US Communities
Journal of Physical Activity and Health
The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2012
Smart Growth America
The Long-Term Returns of Obesity Prevention Policies
Toolbox of Countermeasures and Their Potential Effectiveness for Pedestrian Crashes
Information from Town Court regarding traffic safety for kids.
The Ohio Department of Health and the Prevention Research Center at The Ohio State University College of Public Health offers “Creating Opportunities for Healthy Communities” course. There is no charge for the online course.
Synthesis of Practices for Prioritizing Enhancement and non-motorized Transportation Projects NCHRP 08-36, Task 106
Ohio Department of Health 3rd Grade BMI report:
New Jersey Department of Transportation "What Parents Say"
A study published in the journal Pediatrics that involved nearly 2,000 high school students concluded that adolescent obesity rates would decrease by 22 percent if all students walked or bicycled to school 4-5 days per week. Study authors also found that participating in two or more sports lowered the risk of being overweight/obese.
FHWA 2012 Proven Safety Countermeasures:
Buckeye Healthy School Alliance: