Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety
Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety in the Denver Region is a DRCOG report that analyzes collisions in the Denver region between a pedestrian or bicyclist and a
motor vehicle. Click here to view the report.
Bicycle and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report
The Alliance for Biking and Walking created a report that can be used as a resource and tool for government officials, advocates, and those working to promote bicycling and walking. Learn more.
Bicycle Safety and Skills Classes
BikeDenver and the Denver Zoo are teaming up to offer bicycle safety and skills classes that will help you be comfortable, safe and confident when riding a bike in the city and commuting to work on your bike. For more information, click here.
Denver Launches Public Safety Campaign to Create a Safe, Multimodal City
Denver launched a citywide public safety awareness campaign to educate those who live, work and play in Denver about how to increase safety while in transit. Click here to learn more about the campaign.
Governor Signs "End Hit and Run Loophole" Bill (June 2012)
Bicycle and pedestrian fatalities are four times more likely to be the result of a hit and run than other roadway crashes. CO House Bill 1084 increases the possible penalties for leaving the scene of a serious bodily injury crash. For more information, click here.
Hispanic Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety
Several years ago, the FHWA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) completed a project to determine the extent of the ped/bike safety problem as it relates to Hispanic populations in the United States. Read more.
Safety on Denver’s Roads and Trails
A Matter of Civility; Our Safety on Denver’s Roads and Trails is at Stake, an article by Bike Denver, describes how can we make interactions on roads and trails more civil and safe in Denver. Click here to read the article.
Urban Bikeway Design Guide
The NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide released in March 2011 in now available as an online PDF. To access the guide please visit: http://nacto.org/print-guide/
Interested in re-purposing streets for bike lanes and improving the urban environment for pedestrians? View a video by the transportation commissioner of NYC.
Safe Streets Boulder
The City of Boulder recently released the Safe Streets Boulder Report, which is based on a 40-month study of collisions involving a motor vehicle and a bicyclist or pedestrian.
WalkDenver is an advocacy group focused on pedestrian safety and the pedestrian experience. The New York Times recently wrote an article about the group.