U.S. Department of Transportation Accessibility Website
The Department is committed to building a transportation system that provides access for all Americans.
US DOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
Links to the most popular pages and related DOT sites.
FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety
Includes pedestrian and bicycle safety resources. For further information, contact Tamara Redmon at 202-366-4077.
FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Research
Provides information on issues and research related to improving pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
FHWA Livability Initiative
An overview of FHWA's Livability Initiative to enhance the environmental sensitivity and to help States explore multi-modal transportation options.
FHWA Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program
Funds transportation projects that reduce emissions in air quality nonattainment and maintenance areas.
FHWA Federal Lands Highway Program Provides transportation engineering services for planning, design, construction, and rehabilitation of the highways and bridges providing access to federally owned lands.
Proven Safety Countermeasures
This website highlights several processes, design techniques, or safety countermeasures that are proven to be effective.
FHWA Recreational Trails Program
Provides information on recreational trails and trail funding.
FHWA Rumble Strips
Provides information on FHWA's rumble strips community of practice.
Safe Routes To School Program
The Program provides funds to the States to substantially improve the ability of primary and middle school students to walk and bicycle to school safely.
FHWA Traffic Calming
Provides information and links related to traffic calming.
FHWA Transportation Enhancement Program
Provides information on a major potential funding source for pedestrian and bicycle facilities.
Federal Railroad Administration, Highway-Rail Crossing and Trespasser Division
Provides information on safety near railroads.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Main Website
Provides general highway safety information.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Programs
Educational outreach, enforcement, and legislation programs to reduce pedestrian and bicycle injuries and fatalities.
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Provides statistical information on transportation and a link to the National Transportation Library.
U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)
Develops guidelines and standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Architectural Barriers Act.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Promoting health through physical activity.
Memorandum of Understanding to Promote Public Health and Recreation (HTML / PDF 54 KB)
The Departments of Health and Human Services, Agriculture, Interior, Army, and Transportation signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote uses and benefits of the Nation's public lands and water resources to enhance the physical and mental health and well being of all Americans, through sound nutrition, physical activity, and recreation in America's great outdoors.
National Park Service Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program
Provides technical assistance from the National Park Service, and has links to NPS funding programs.