Perils for Pedestrians
TV talk about people who walk
Links - These folks care about pedestrians, too!
is a national coalition of walking advocacy groups dedicated to promoting livable communities where people walk because it's a real choice.
Alliance for Biking and Walking
International Federation of Pedestrians
National Complete Streets Coalition
"We promote the development and implementation of policies and professional practices that ensure streets are safe for people of all ages and abilities, balance the needs of different modes, and support local land uses, economies, cultures, and natural environments."
More Advocacy Links
Children as Pedestrians
Safe Routes to School National Partnership
National Center for Safe Routes To School
Walk and Bike to School
International Walk to School Day
U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Pedestrian Safety
"Walking is good for your health, and it's good for the environment too. But before you head out on foot for a stroll, power walk, or errand, there are important safety tips to remember."
U.S. DOT Bicycles and Pedestrians
U.S. DOT Policy Statement on Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodation Regulations and Recommendations
U.S. FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
U.S. FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Mission "to improve the quality of life in communities through the increase of safe walking and bicycling as a viable means of transportation and physical activity".
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center - State Resources
Links to state-specific information.
Urban Design and Planning
Smart Growth Network
Smart Growth America
EPA Smart Growth
U.S. FHWA Accommodating Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel: A Recommended Approach http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/design.cfm
Congress for the New Urbanism
"The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) helps create vibrant and walkable cities, towns, and neighborhoods where people have diverse choices for how they live, work, shop, and get around."
Project for Public Spaces
"Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit planning, design and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities."
Walkable Communities is a non-profit corporation organized to help whole communities or parts of communitiies become more walkable and pedestrian friendly.
FHWA Pedestrians and Transit