Resources

Handouts and Posters

Be a Safe Walker / Sé un peatón seguro

Share the Road Bicyclist, Pedestrian, and Driver Pledge / Compartir la calle Compromiso de ciclistas, peatones y conductores

Rules of the Road / Reglas de la Calle

Fitting Your Bike Helmet

Consejos y pasos para el uso debido del casco para montar bicicleta

Arlington’s Be A PAL Educational Materials

http://www.bikearlington.com/pages/pal-safety-on-our-streets/


Heat Map of Bicycle and Pedestrian Crashes in Northern Virginia

http://arcg.is/2cJSEwk

Bike/Pedestrian Accidents and Fatal Crashes in Northern Virginia Heat Map

America Walks

Advocacy for local, state, and national pedestrian issues

www.americawalks.org

Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute

A clearinghouse of bicycle helmet information serving consumers, parents, teachers, the media, and more

www.bhsi.org

Bike Arlington

www.bikearlington.com
BikeArlingtonWalkArlington

Bike Virginia

Resources for bicyclists and pedestrians

www.bikevirginia.org

City of Alexandria Local Motion

Active transportation resource in Northern Virginia

http://alexandriava.gov/localmotion/
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Federal Highway Administration

Resident’s Guide for Creating Safe and Walkable Communities

http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/ped_cmnity/ped_walkguide/index.cfm

Laws and Safety Tips

Laws and tips to make bicycling and walking safe and enjoyable on Virginia’s highways

http://www.virginiadot.org/programs/bk-laws.asp

League of American Bicyclists

Promotes bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation; certifies bicycling instructors; and advocates for bicycle-friendly communities, regions, and states

www.bikeleague.org

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Pedestrian safety program with publications, activities, information about National Safe Routes to School program and more

http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/ped/

Northern Virginia Regional Commission

http://www.novaregion.org
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Resources to increase viability of walking and bicycling as a means of transportation and physical activity

www.pedbikeinfo.org

Safe Routes to School

Program that assists interested localities, schools, and non-profit groups in making bicycling and walking to school safer and more appealing to children

http://www.virginiadot.org/programs/ted_Rt2_school_pro.asp
SRTS

Street Smart

Public safety program of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia

www.mwcog.org/streetsmart

U.S. Department of Federal Highway Administration

Pedestrian Safety Resources

http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/

Virginia Bicycling Federation

Volunteer organization working to promote bicycling; change public policy and community attitudes; and improve the safety, convenience, and acceptance of bicycling throughout Virginia

www.vabike.org
VABike

Virginia Department of Health

Injury and Violence Prevention site with bicycle safety information and resources

www.vahealth.org/injury/TBI/index.htm

Virginia Department of Transportation

Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, including VDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program

http://www.vdot.virginia.gov/programs/bk-proginfo.asp

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

Virginia Driver’s Manual

http://www.dmv.virginia.gov/webdoc/citizen/drivers/manual.asp
DMV

Virginia Highway Safety

www.dmvnow.com/webdoc/safety/index.asp

Virginia Maps

Bicycling in Virginia

www.virginiadot.org/bikeped

Birding and Wildlife Trails

http://www.virginia.org/birdingandwildlifetrail/

Washington Area Bicyclist Association

The Commonwealth of Virginia’s largest metropolitan area bicycling group’s Web site offers many resources

www.waba.org
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For more Copies:

www.sharevaroads.org, or

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www.novaregion.org

[email: dspilio@novaregion.org]

Photo Credits:

Kimberly Perry, Bike Virginia; Tim Kelley, BikeArlington;  Eric Robitall,  Laura Sandt, Dan Burden, Tiffany Robinson, PBIC Image library [www.pedbikeimages.org]; VinnieR, Wikipedia; Debbie Spiliotopoulos, NVRC; W&OD Trail, NVRPA.