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NCHRP 20-44(13) [Final]

Implementation of NCHRP Research Report 893: The Oregon DOT Statewide Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan
[ NCHRP 20-44 (NCHRP Implementation Support Program) ]

  Project Data
Funds: $154,000
Research Agency: Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Nick Foster, AICP
Effective Date: 8/5/2019
Completion Date: 11/30/2020

STATUS:  Project is complete.
The final report documenting the project is available here: http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/docs/NCHRP20-44-13FinalReport.pdf

A set of presentation slides summarizing the project is available here: http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/docs/NCHRP20-44-13Presentation.pptx

The following documents developed for the Oregon DOT are available (these are large files and may take some time to download):

BACKGROUND

 
NCHRP Research Report 893 Systemic Pedestrian Safety Analysis describes a safety analysis method for (1) conducting systemic safety analyses for pedestrians using analytical techniques to identify pedestrian activities (including behavior), roadway features, and other contextual risk factors (e.g., land use) associated with pedestrian crashes; (2) identifying appropriate and cost-effective systemic pedestrian safety improvements to address their associated risk factors; and (3) enabling transportation agencies to prioritize candidate locations for selected safety improvements based on risk.
 
The Oregon Department of Transportation (DOT) used the methodology developed in NCHRP Research Report 893 (available at http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178087.aspx ) to develop a statewide plan for pedestrian and bicycle safety. The results of this analysis will be used by the state’s Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) to prioritize projects to improve safety for pedestrians and bicycles. 

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