Targeted Solutions: Countermeasures for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

The US DOT recently enacted a rule that will require states and metropolitan planning organizations to set targets for bicycle and pedestrian safety. Targeted and effective interventions will be needed to achieve desired progress in reducing fatalities and injuries.

How will state and metropolitan transportation stakeholders know what to implement and where funding and resources should be allocated? No need to reinvent the wheel—they can look to proven strategies, called countermeasures.