Programs and Resources

The Roadway Safety Foundation offers a diverse selection of programs and resources for highway engineers, transportation officials, students, community leaders, and the general public.

National Roadway Safety Awards

The National Roadway Safety Awards program honors agencies and organizations in the transportation community that have made verifiable and significant strides toward improving the safety of our nation’s highways through infrastructure improvements, operational improvements or program planning, development and evaluation. Every two years, this prestigious awards program examines the “best of...

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Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) Campaign

The Roadway Safety Foundation has partnered with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Safety to support the Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) program. Pedestrian fatalities and serious injuries have risen sharply in recent years, and STEP aims to reverse this unacceptable trend by speeding the deployment of proven crash countermeasures and safety treatments known to...

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U.S. Road Assessment Program

The United States Road Assessment Program (usRAP) offers highway engineers, safety planners, and transportation officials unique and user-friendly tools for evaluating the safety of their road networks and directing limited resources for improvements to the areas where they will have the most impact. Using video logs and other data, usRAP’s star-rating system uses a familiar 1 – 5 scale to...

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The Roadway Safety Guide

The Roadway Safety Foundation is pleased to offer the second edition of its popular Roadway Safety Guide:  A Primer for Community Leaders. The Guide,  which is available online and in print, is designed to provide community leaders and elected officials with basic information to improve roadway safety in their communities. You can access the electronic version free of charge. Get...

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Clearinghouse for Older Road User Safety

The Clearinghouse for Older Road User Safety (ChORUS) serves as a one-stop-shop for materials and resources related to lifelong safe, independent mobility. Whether you're a traffic engineer looking for cost-effective ways to improve safety for older pedestrians, a concerned son or daughter in need of support for a parent, or a state driver licensing official interested in sharing best practices,...

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Educational Materials

RSF offers educational resources designed to raise public awareness of the importance of roadway safety features, and to educate drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists about how to safely navigate complex road environments. All of our materials are available free of charge online, and hard copies can be ordered by using the Contact Us form.

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