NTB's Study on the Effectiveness of Crosswalk Flags

The Transit Cooperative Research Program, conducted by the Transportation Research Board (TRB), examined the effectiveness of crosswalk flags. According to the study's field findings, pedestrian crossing flags demonstrated an effectiveness range of 72% to 80%, with an average effectiveness of 74%. The study delved into various crossing treatments, measuring both range and average motorist yielding rates. These insights highlight the importance of understanding the impact of different treatments on pedestrian safety and our outlined below in the chart below with ranges and average per treatment.