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27 February 2007

PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE CRASH ANALYSIS TOOL: VERSION 2.0
www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=7298

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released software and an
accompanying report designed to assist in pedestrian and bicycle crash
analysis and countermeasure selection.  The Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash
Analysis Tool (PBCAT): Version 2.0 can be downloaded from the walking and
bicycling websites of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center at
either www.walkinginfo.org/pbcat or www.bicyclinginfo.org/pbcat.

GOOD PRACTICES: INCORPORATING SAFETY INTO RESURFACING AND RESTORATION PROJECTS
www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=7290

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released a report that examines
common issues and success factors associated with state departments of
transportation developing integrated resurfacing-safety improvement
programs.  The report is based on a scan of practices in Colorado, Iowa,
New York, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Washington state.

USING DIGITAL VIDEO ANALYSIS TO MONITOR DRIVER BEHAVIOR AT INTERSECTIONS
www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=7292

The Center for Transportation Research and Education at Iowa State
University has released a report that explores the implementation and
testing of a digital video analysis system for use at intersections as a
means to measure driver behavior at urban and rural non-signalized
intersections.

EUROPEAN UNION ROAD SAFETY 2004: REGIONAL DIFFERENCES
www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=7302

The European Commission’s Eurostat has released a Statistics in Focus that
explores the number of fatalities per million passenger cars registered
both in the European Union and candidate countries.  The report also
explores information concerning the number of passenger cars per 1,000
inhabitants, the share of fatalities by type of road, and the most
dangerous and the safest regions in Europe.

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