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B-1 A P P E N D I X B Web/Screening Questionnaire Dear (insert APBP/ITE/ASCE, as appropriate) Member, The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is preparing a synthesis on Pedestrian Safety Relative to Traffic-Speed Management. This is being done for the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), under the sponsorship of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). As you probably know, thousands of pedestrians die when struck by motor vehicles every year, and the trend over the last couple of years has increased. Research has found a clear correlation between vehicle speed and pedestrian injury severity, and managing speed is a topic of interest to jurisdictions around the country. We are seeking examples of organizational efforts to address vehicle speed to improve pedestrian safety, so that other agencies can learn from their challenges and successes in doing so. If you think your agencyâs experience could be helpful as a case example, please fill out the following survey; it should take 5â10 minutes to complete. The survey will remain open until February 16, 2018. If you have any questions or problems related to the survey, please contact our Principal Investigator, Rebecca Sanders, at (503) 205-4607, ext. 317, or email@example.com. 1. Where is your agency located (city, state)? _____________________ 2. Has your agency adopted or created any policies or plans geared toward managing traffic speed in order to improve pedestrian safety? These might include a Vision Zero policy or plan, a pedestrian safety action plan, or something similar. Yes/No a. [If yes:] Great news! Please list the plans and/or policies here:
B-2 Pedestrian Safety Relative to Traffic-Speed Management 4. Has your agency evaluated the effectiveness of these efforts? Yes/No/Unsure a. [If yes:] Please briefly describe (in 1â2 sentences) your metrics. These could include monitoring pedestrian injury and fatal crashes or crash rates in the target area, pedestrian crashes or crash rates specifically related to speed in the target area, the impact on speed (average, 85th, range) in the target area, or other related measures. b. According to these metrics, have your agencyâs efforts been successful? Yes/No/Unsure c. Please briefly describe how or why the efforts were or were not successful. 5. Would you be willing to have your efforts profiled as a case example in the NCHRP Research Synthesis on Pedestrian Safety Relative to Traffic-Speed Management? This will entail a one-hour interview with our research team over the next few weeks. Yes/No a. [If yes:] Thank you! Please provide your contact information below. Name: Organization: Phone number: Email: [If no:] Thank you for your time! Your responses have been recorded. To monitor the progress of NCHRP 20-05/49-08 Pedestrian Safety Relative to Traffic-Speed Management, click here. 3. Within the last two years, has your agency made any other efforts to address vehicle travel speed in order to improve pedestrian safety? The efforts can be any size or scope, and may include efforts related to engineering, education, enforcement, equity, evaluation, or other. Yes/No/Unsure [Note: If respondent selects âNoâ or âUnsureâ, and also selected âNoâ for q2, the survey will close, explain that we are only looking for communities that have made these efforts, and thank them for their participation.] a. [If yes:] Great news! Please briefly describe (in 1â2 sentences) your efforts.