Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System

Resources and Guidelines


Field Investigation Form

Form that may be used in the field to acquire data elements that help refine the selection of applicable countermeasures.

Recommended Guidelines/Priorities for Sidewalks and Walkways

This document is intended to provide agencies at the State, regional, and local levels with tools they can use to develop guidelines for creating places for people to walk.

Recommended Guidelines for Crosswalk Installation

Guidelines developed in a 2001 FHWA report entitled Safety Effects of Marked vs. Unmarked Crosswalks at Uncontrolled Locations.

Guide for Improving Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Crossing Locations

This 2018 document provides guidance to agencies, including best practices for each step involved in selecting countermeasures. Agencies may use this guide to develop a customized policy or to supplement existing local decisionmaking guidelines.