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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congress, report, safety, pedestrian
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 143792865X
ISBN-13: 9781437928655

This comprehensive report on pedestrian safety builds on the current level of knowledge of pedestrian safety countermeasures by identifying the most effective advanced technology and intelligent transportation systems, such as automated pedestrian detection and warning systems (infrastructure-based and vehicle-based), road design, and vehicle structural design improvements, that could potentially mitigate the crash forces on pedestrians in the event of a crash. The report also includes recommendations on how new technological developments could be incorporated into educational and enforcement

Author: Refaat Hanna
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: passenger, vehicles, technical, report, electric, hybrid, pedestrian, bicyclist, crashes, incidence
Number of Pages: 22
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437931715
ISBN-13: 9781437931716

Examines the incidence rates of pedestrian and bicyclist crashes that involved hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and compares the results to internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles under similar circumstances. State crash files from the Nat. Highway Traffic Safety Admin.¿s State Data System were used to measure the incidence rates of pedestrian and bicyclist crashes by HEVs and to compare the incidence rate with their peer ICE vehicles. This study found that pedestrian and bicyclist crashes involving both HEVs and ICE vehicles commonly occurred on roadways, in zones with low speed limits, duri

Author: Laura Sandt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: walkable, communities, safe, creating, guide, resident’s
Number of Pages: 79
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437928641
ISBN-13: 9781437928648

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. A walkable community is one where it is easy and safe to walk to goods and services. Walkable communities encourage pedestrian activity, expand transportation options, and have safe and inviting streets that serve people with different ranges of mobility. This guide is intended to assist residents, parents, and others in getting involved in making communities safer for pedestrians. The guide includes facts, ideas, and resources to help residents learn about traffic problems that affect pedestrians and find ways to help address th

Author: Eloisa Raynault
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hispanic, audiences, safety, bicyclist, pedestrian, promoting
Number of Pages: 45
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437928668
ISBN-13: 9781437928662

Report of a project which had the following objectives: (1) the development of a plan for marketing pedestrian and bicycle safety issues/concerns to different Hispanic populations in the United States; and (2) the development of materials in different formats that will be used to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety issues in the Hispanic community. This marketing plan presents the recommendations about the audience, the safety issues to be addressed, the types and format of messages, the media, and the potential methods of dissemination of the outreach materials. Also included in this market

Author: Charles V. Zegeer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: safety, mobility, providing, guide, facilities, users, pedestrian
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 1428995501
ISBN-13: 9781428995505

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, volume, summary, behavior, final, attitudes, survey, bicyclist, pedestrian, national
Number of Pages: 32
ISBN-10: 1437928676
ISBN-13: 9781437928679

Author: Helen Gilbert
Publisher: Pedestrian Press
Keywords: bunks, man, girls, okay
Number of Pages: 172
Published: 2006-07-28
ISBN-10: 0962650609
ISBN-13: 9780962650604

An autobiography of one of the first enlisted Navy WAVES in WW2. From joining the Navy to joining the mile-high club, her life was interrupted and changed forever by Pearl Harbor. After serving her country, she weathered sexism, alcholism, infidelity, and the loss of her pilot husband in a tragic plane crash. From the Depression to the war in Iraq, an unvarnished look at life through the eyes of a strong-willed woman.
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