On the road, protect the more vulnerable party.
— From the Vatican’s 10 Road Commandments
|26%||Percentage of Metro Region road fatalities that were cyclists or pedestrians (2006)|
|15%||Percentage of Michigan road fatalities that were cyclists or pedestrians (2001-2002)|
|0.7%||Percentage of TEA-21 safety set aside used to improve cycling and pedestrian safety in Michigan (1998-2002)|
|35||Number of safety points available to Oakland County road projects for reducing motor vehicle crashes|
|0||Number of safety points available to Oakland County road projects for reducing cycling and pedestrian fatalities|
The safety points noted in the last two items are critically important. They are used to prioritize which STP road projects receive federal funding within Oakland County. Read more
- Michigan Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Action Plan (April 21, 2006), Governor’s Traffic Safety Advisory Commission
- Adult Bicyclists in the U.S. – Characteristics and Riding Experience in 1996, William E. Moritz.
- Ann Arbor Traffic Calming
- Aultman-Hall Studies on Sidewalk and Bike Path Cycling summaries
- Bicyclists’ Injuries and the Cycling Environment (“the BICE Study”)
- Promoting Safe Walking and Cycling to Improve Public Health: Lessons From The Netherlands and Germany
- Safety in numbers: more walkers and bicyclists, safer walking and bicycling
- 2009- 2012 State of Michigan Strategic Highway Safety Plan
- Strange but True: Helmets Attract Cars to Cyclists
- Where do people bicycle? The role of infrastructure in determining bicycling behavior, Jennifer Dill.