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U.S. Transportation Chief Challenges Mayors to Improve Safety for Pedestrians and Bicyclists

Post date: January 26, 2015
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has issued a challenge to mayors and local elected officials to improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists over the next year.  Mayors' Challenge participants will be invited to attend the Mayors' Summit for Safer People, Safer Streets in March 2015, and their cities will spend a year helping their communities undertake seven activities to improve safety.  

TRB Guidebook on Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection Published

Post date: January 26, 2015
The Transportation Research Board's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 797: Guidebook on Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection has just been published. The book describes methods and technologies for counting pedestrians and bicyclists, offers guidance on developing a non-motorized count program, gives suggestions on selecting appropriate counting methods and technologies, and provides examples of how organizations have used non-motorized count data to better fulfill their missions.