PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE SAFETY STUDY: HIGHWAY SAFETY ACT OF 1973 (SECTION 214)

This study includes introduction and background information on the problem of pedestrian bicyclist safety, and presents an overview of Federal, State and local activity, the methods employed in the development of the report, and a congressional recommendation. The safety of individuals riding bicycles or walking on streets, highways, and sidewalks is also emphasized. The relationship of pedestrian-bicyclist safety to state and local ordinances; enforcement policies; the relationship between alcohol and pedestrian-bicycle safety; ways and means of improving programs; an analysis of present funding allocation of safety programs; and an assessment of the capabilities of Federal, State and local governments to fund such activities and programs are reviewed.

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 101 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00141340
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS-801383
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 26 1976 12:00AM