WalkSmartNC is one of many programs aimed at increasing driver and pedestrian safety. Below are links to other programs, both right here in North Carolina and around the globe, that provide useful resources on the topic of pedestrian safety.

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  • BikeWalk NC
    • BikeWalk NC’s education mission is to provide high quality information that is relevant to local conditions in North Carolina. Knowledge empowers pedestrians and bicyclists to use our transportation system more successfully and to be effective advocates for positive change.
  • Governor's Highway Safety Program
    • Dedicated to reducing the numbers of traffic crashes and fatalities in North Carolina, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program promotes efforts to reduce traffic crashes in North Carolina and promotes highway safety awareness through a variety of grants and safe-driving initiatives.
  • Let's Go NC
    • Let's Go NC! A Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Skills Program for Healthy, Active Children is an all-in-one package of lesson plans, materials, activities and instructional videos for instructors to teach and encourage children to practice and develop safe pedestrian and bicycle behaviors while promoting healthy transportation choices and active lifestyles that can be carried into adulthood. 
  • NCDOT Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation
    • In response to the Bicycle & Bikeway Act of 1974, the N.C. Department of Transportation established the North Carolina Bicycle Program – the first of its kind in the United Sates – to undertake comprehensive planning and programming for bicycle transportation.
  • NCSU Institute for Transportation Research and Education
    • Training on pedestrian and bicycle planning, facilities design, complete streets, and safe walking and bicycling skills are some of the types of course ITRE offers.  ITRE also focuses on answering operations, safety, education, and policy research questions that directly meet needs of practitioners in the field.
  • NC Vision Zero
    • Utilizing the 5 E’s approach (engineering, education, enforcement, emergency response, everyone), NC Vision Zero unites engineers, educators, emergency responders, law enforcement, and everyone in a cooperative effort to make North Carolina streets safe for all road users.
  • Watch for Me NC
    • Watch for Me NC is a comprehensive program, run by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) in partnership with local communities, aimed at reducing the number of pedestrians and bicyclists hit and injured in crashes with vehicles.
  • UNC Highway Safety Research Center 
    • The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center is working hard to help shape the field of transportation safety.