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The Pedestrian and Bicyclist Highway Safety Problem As It Relates to the Hispanic Population in the United States

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Richard L. Knoblauch
Rita Furst Seifert, PhD
Center for Applied Research, Inc.

Nhora Barreva Murphy
The Media Network, Inc.
December 30, 2004

Center for Applied
Research, Inc.
9661 Fringe Tree Road
Great Falls, VA 22066


The overall goal of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Research Program is to increase pedestrian and bicycle safety and mobility.

The following document describes the level of involvement of Hispanics in pedestrian and bicycle crashes.

Possible approaches for local pedestrian and bicycle safety programs targeting Hispanics are presented.

The results of this research will be useful to transportation researchers, engineers, planners and safety professionals involved in improving pedestrian and bicyclist safety and mobility.


This document is disseminated under the sponsorship of the Department of Transportation in the interest of information exchange. The United States Government assumes no liability for its contents or use thereof. This report does not constitute a standard, specification or regulation.

The U.S. Government does not endorse products or manufacturers. Trade or manufacturers' names appear herein only because they are considered essential to the purpose of the document.