This conference was designed to disseminate information on tested engineering, education and enforcement techniques to reduce the incidence of pedestrian accidents, and to present a variety of approaches utilized in the U.S., Canada and Europe to create visually attractive, functional, and highly used urban pedestrian spaces. This publication presents the findings, workshop presentations, case studies, design techniques and overall summaries of the meetings. The conference was divided into two 2-day meetings: The Pedestrian Safety Meeting, and The Pedestrian Design Meeting. The Pedestrian Safety Meeting covered guidelines for successful pedestrian safety programs and included workshop summaries of manual and computer accident typing (MAT and CAT), street crossing education programs, priority accessible networks (accessibility for the elderly and handicapped), education and engineering initiatives for school area safety programs, and childhood safety education. Special topics covered included safety belts, and pedestrian/alcohol programs. Case studies of comprehensive programs at the local level were also covered. The keynote address was on public liability implications of pedestrian accidents.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Public Technology, Incorporated

    1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20004

    Federal Highway Administration

    Offices of Highway Safety and Implementation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Office of Traffic Safety Programs, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Office of the Secretary of Transportation

    Technology Sharing Program, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1984-7

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 119 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00395951
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-TS-84-218, HS-038 152
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1985 12:00AM