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Data Tools and Resources for the Vulnerable Road User Safety Assessment

The following list of data tools and resources may be helpful as States develop and update the Vulnerable Road User Safety Assessment required under the HSIP (23 U.S.C. 148(l)). 

Data Tools 

Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool

Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System

Systemic Safety Project Selection Tool 

NHTSA Fatality and Serious Injury Reporting System Tool (FIRST)

AASHTO Highway Safety Manual 

NCHRP Research Report 893: Systemic Pedestrian Safety Analysis

People for Bikes Bicycle Network Analysis Tool


Manual On Uniform Traffic Control Devices

Pedestrian and Bicycle Road Safety Audit Guide and Prompt List

Primer on Safe System Approach for Pedestrians and Bicyclists

Improving Safety for Pedestrians and Bicyclists Accessing Transit  

Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) Studio

NHTSA Bikeability Checklist  

NHTSA Walkability Checklist

NHTSA Countermeasures that Work (10th edition)

The Role of Law Enforcement in Supporting Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety: An Idea Book 

Promising Practices for Meaningful Public Involvement in Transportation Decision-Making

NCHRP Report 600: Human Factors Guidelines for Road Systems (2nd edition)

Relevant Web Pages

FHWA Complete Streets

Crash Modification Factors Clearinghouse   

Local Road Safety Plan Do-It-Yourself Site

FHWA Resources for Saving Lives through Safety Culture and Safe System  

FHWA Speed Management

Pedestrian and Bicyclist Information Center

FHWA Proven Safety Countermeasures  

National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse   

FHWA Work Zone Management Program - Worker Safet

Clearinghouse for Older Road User Safety  

NHTSA Bicycle Safety   

NHTSA Pedestrian Safety 

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