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  • Survey about pedestrian safety and attitudes toward automated traffic enforcement in Washington, D.C.

    Cicchino, Jessica B.; Wells, JoAnn K.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    May 2014

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  • Relationship between pedestrian headform tests and injury and fatality rates in vehicle-to-pedestrian crashes in the United States

    Mueller, Becky C.; Farmer, Charles M.; Jermakian, Jessica S.; Zuby, David S.
    Stapp Car Crash Journal
    November 2013

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  • Profile of fatally injured pedestrians and bicyclists in the United States with high blood alcohol concentrations

    Eichelberger, Angela H.; Cicchino, Jessica B.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs, and Traffic Safety (CD-ROM)
    October 2013

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  • Protecting pedestrians and bicyclists: some observations and research opportunities

    Williams, Allan F.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    January 2013

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  • Pedestrian injury patterns in the United States and relevance to GTR

    Mueller, Becky C.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Zuby, David S.; Rizzo, Anne G.
    Proceedings of the 2012 IRCOBI Conference
    September 2012

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  • Primary pedestrian crash scenarios: factors relevant to the design of pedestrian detection systems

    Jermakian, Jessica S.; Zuby, David S.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    April 2011

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  • A review of evidence-based traffic engineering measures designed to reduce pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes

    Retting, Richard A.; Ferguson, Susan A.; McCartt, Anne T.
    American Journal of Public Health
    September 2003

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  • Pedestrian crashes in Washington, DC and Baltimore

    Preusser, David F.; Wells, JoAnn K.; Williams, Allan F.; Weinstein, Helen B.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention.
    September 2002

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  • Field evaluation of two methods for restricting right turn on red to promote pedestrian safety

    Retting, Richard A.; Nitzburg, Marsha S.; Farmer, Charles M.; Knoblauch, Richard L.
    ITE Journal
    January 2002

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  • Field evaluation of a leading pedestrian interval signal phase at three urban intersections

    Van Houten, Ron; Retting, Richard A.; Farmer, Charles M.; Van Houten, Joy
    Transportation Research Record 1734
    2000

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  • Traffic engineering approaches to improving pedestrian safety

    Retting, Richard A.
    Transportation Quarterly
    Spring 1999

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  • Use of animation in LED pedestrian signals to improve pedestrian safety

    Van Houten, Ron; Retting, Richard A.; Van Houten, Joy; Farmer, Charles M.; Malenfant, J.E. Louis
    ITE Journal
    February 1999

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  • Using auditory pedestrian signals to reduce pedestrian and vehicle conflicts

    Van Houten, Ron; Malenfant, J.E. Louis; Van Houten, Joy; Retting, Richard A.
    Transportaion Research Record 1578
    September 1997

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  • Special signs and pavement markings improve pedestrian safety

    Retting, Richard A.; Van Houten, Ron; Malenfant, J.E. Louis; Van Houten, Joy; Farmer, Charles M.
    ITE Journal
    December 1996

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  • Daylight saving time and motor vehicle crashes: the reduction in pedestrian and vehicle occupant fatalities

    Ferguson, Susan A.; Preusser, David F.; Lund, Adrian K.; Zador, Paul L.; Ulmer, Robert G.
    American Journal of Public Health
    January 1995

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