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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-132
Date: July 2006
Lesson 24: Comprehensive Approach: The 5 E’s
- Engineering practices.
|– Covered in previous lessons.|
- Education strategies.
- Enforcement practices.
- Encouragement strategies.
- Program evaluation.
- Walking and biking skills for children.
- Adult bicycle and pedestrian safety.
- Motorist awareness.
- Targeted safety messages.
- Enforce pedestrian/bike laws.
- Review/modify existing laws.
- Review/modify young violator practices.
- Reduce bicycle theft.
- Reduce assaults on pedestrians and bicyclists.
- Implement police bicycle patrols.
- Market as a healthy lifestyle.
- Promote through special events (bike-to-work day).
- Inform target audiences.
- Include walking and biking in local recreation programs.
- Continuous feedback:
- Demonstrate benefits of program:
|– Increase in walking/bicycling.|
|– Decrease in congestion.|
|– User satisfaction.|
- Campaigns related to education, enforcement, and encouragement can be effective means for increasing walking and bicycling.
- Evaluation proves that you are making a difference.
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