Safety Resources

The resources below relate to safety issues and statistics related to bicycle and pedestrian activity.

Pedestrian/Bicyclist Crash Analysis 2015
This Metroplan report summarizes the pedestrian and bicycle crashes over the last 10 years for the Little Rock metro area, indicating where crashes are most frequent, demographics, and injury severity. 

Dangerous by Design 2016
Smart Growth America ranked Little Rock/Central Arkansas the 14th most dangerous metropolitan areas to walk out of the 104 largest metropolitan areas in the country.

Pedestrian Road Safety Audit Guidelines and Prompt Lists 2007
This US DOT/FHWA guidebook leads users through the process of conducting walk audits.  Related tools can be found here.

Bicycle Road Safety Audit Guidelines and Prompt Lists 2012
This US DOT/FHWA guidebook leads users through the process of conducting bicycle road safety audits.  Related tools can be found here.

Bicyclist Traffic Safety Fact Sheet 2017
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)'s summary of the 2015 bicyclist crash data.  This report has a similar mission as Metroplan's Pedestrian/Bicyclist Crash Analysis 2015, but has a national scope and only includes 2015 data.

Pedestrian Traffic Safety Fact Sheet 2017
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)'s summary of the 2015 pedestrian crash data.  This report has a similar mission as Metroplan's Pedestrian/Bicyclist Crash Analysis 2015, but has a national scope and only includes 2015 data.

Increased Ridership Results in Fewer Car vs. Bike Crashes
As bikes become a more recognized mode on a community's streets, all road users learn how to better see and accommodate them.