• January 17th, 2024

Walking, biking, and other sustainable modes of transportation are critical options in communities throughout the United States, particularly for economically disadvantaged communities. However, fatalities among pedestrians and bicyclists have been increasing even faster than the overall fatalities among all road users, which has drawn a focus on the safety of vulnerable road users (defined below). In addition, there are opportunities to improve access and mobility for people walking, biking, or rolling. The FHWA research described in this and other plans is needed to address these areas.

Read the full plan here.