Today’s theme is ‘Active Travel and Road Safety: Data and Discourses’.

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Road Collision Reporting GuidelinesLaura Laker

Active Travel Podcast Pilot: Media reporting of Active TravelRachel Aldred, Laura Laker, Tara Goddard, Kelcie Ralph, M. Cristina Caimotto


Cycling safety and inequalities in Bogotá, Columbia – Camilo A. Torres-Barragán

Cycling Injury Risk StudyRachel Aldred

Further reading & resources

Websites and Organisations

Road Collision Reporting Guidelines – “Providing best practice reporting guidance for road collisions.”

Road Danger Reduction Forum – “Professionals who work in or for local authorities in transport planning, promotion of cycling and walking, urban designer and safety Education, Training and Publicity (ETP).”

RoadPeace – “The national charity for road crash victims in the UK.”

20’s Plenty for Us – “We campaign for a speed limit of 20mph to be normal on residential streets and in town and village centres, unless full consideration of the needs of vulnerable road users allows a higher limit on particular streets.”

Academic and Grey Literature

Aldred, R., 2018. Inequalities in self-report road injury risk in Britain: A new analysis of National Travel Survey data, focusing on pedestrian injuries. Journal of Transport & Health [online], 9, 96–104. Available from: (Open Access).

Goddard, T., Kahn, K. B., and Adkins, A., 2015. Racial bias in driver yielding behavior at crosswalks. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour [online], 33, 1–6. Available from: Also available Open Access from

Goddard, T., Ralph, K., Thigpen, C. G., and Iacobucci, E., 2019. Does news coverage of traffic crashes affect perceived blame and preferred solutions? Evidence from an experiment. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives [online], 3, 100073. Available from: Also available Open Access from

Goodman, A., Furlong, J., Laverty, A. A., Thomas, A., and Aldred, R., 2021. Impacts of 2020 Low Traffic Neighbourhoods in London on Road Traffic Injuries. Findings [online]. Available from: (Open Access).

Jacobsen, P. L., Racioppi, F., and Rutter, H., 2009. Who owns the roads? How motorised traffic discourages walking and bicycling. Injury Prevention [online], 15 (6), 369–373. Available from:

Macmillan, A., Roberts, A., Woodcock, J., Aldred, R., and Goodman, A., 2016. Trends in local newspaper reporting of London cyclist fatalities 1992-2012: the role of the media in shaping the systems dynamics of cycling. Accident Analysis & Prevention [online], 86, 137–145. Available from: Also available Open Access from WestminsterResearch.

Ralph, K., Iacobucci, E., Thigpen, C. G., and Goddard, T., 2019. Editorial Patterns in Bicyclist and Pedestrian Crash Reporting. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board [online], 2673 (2), 663–671. Available from:

Scheffels, E., Bond, J., and Monteagut, L. E., 2019. Framing the Bicyclist: A Qualitative Study of Media Discourse about Fatal Bicycle Crashes. Transportation Research Record, 2673 (6), 628–637. Available from: Also available Open Access from

Sonkin, B., Edwards, P., Roberts, I., and Green, J., 2006. Walking, Cycling and Transport Safety: An Analysis of Child Road Deaths. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine [online], 99 (8), 402–405. Available from: (Open Access).

Stoker, P., Garfinkel-Castro, A., Khayesi, M., Odero, W., Mwangi, M. N., Peden, M., and Ewing, R., 2015. Pedestrian Safety and the Built Environment. Journal of Planning Literature [online], 30 (4), 377–392. Available from: Also available Open Access from

te Brömmelstroet, M., 2020. Framing systemic traffic violence: Media coverage of Dutch traffic crashes. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives [online], 5, 100109. Available from:

Torres-Barragán, C. A., Cottrill, C. D., and Beecroft, M., 2020. Spatial inequalities and media representation of cycling safety in Bogotá, Colombia. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives [online], 7, 100208. Available from: (Open Access)

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