Motor Vehicle Safety Countermeasures: Impacts on Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety

The objective of this research is to (1) develop a decision tool (e.g., checklists, matrices) to identify tradeoffs in safety and mobility in different types of facilities between motorists and pedestrians and bicyclists arising from motor vehicle safety countermeasures; and (2) develop future research needs. The research should include, but not be limited to, the following: (1) Identify candidate countermeasures: review literature (including the Crash Modification Factors Clearinghouse) and consult with subject matter experts to identify the highest priority motor vehicle safety countermeasures to explore in this project. - (2) Conduct in-depth reviews of countermeasures: synthesize the literature, guidelines, and other materials to identify tradeoffs related to motorist, pedestrian, and bicyclist safety, and other issues such as convenience (e.g., delay and travel distance for pedestrians), and Level of Service. (3) Develop the decision tool and research recommendations: develop checklists/matrices to reflect tradeoffs found in #2; develop a prioritized list of research for the AASHTO Technical Committee on Non-motorized Transportation.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $100000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 20-07, Task 393

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
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  • Principal Investigators:

    Torbic, Darren

  • Start Date: 20210908
  • Expected Completion Date: 20190329
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01781474
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 20-07, Task 393
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Sep 9 2021 4:48PM