This report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety studied the walking speed of older pedestrians, and suggested ways to improve signal timing to improve safety while not increasing congestion.
Pedestrian Signal Safety for Older Persons — National (06/01/2003)Source: Nonprofit Organization
A Pocket Guide to Improve Traffic Control and Mobility for Our Older Population — National (01/01/2003)Source: US Department of Transportation
This pocket guide helps transportation professionals consider the needs of an aging population and covers three key areas -- intersections/interchanges, curves, and temporary traffic control situations (e.g., workzones).
Driving and Alternatives: Older Drivers in Michigan — Michigan (01/01/2003)Source: Association
This paper shows the results of a statewide telephone conducted in Michigan of drivers and former drivers ages 65 and older on their transportation mode choices and whether they planned for when they could no longer drive.
Evaluating the Impact of Passengers on the Safety of Older Drivers — Kentucky (01/01/2003)Source: Association
Overall, the presence of two or more passengers was found to negatively impact the probability that drivers 75 years of age or older were at fault in crashes.