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Why don't we have more marked crosswalks to help us cross the street?

A legal crosswalk exists at all crossings of public streets at intersections, regardless if it is marked or unmarked, unless the crosswalk has been legally closed to all pedestrians. A crosswalk can only exist at a midblock location if it is marked. ...more >

What is the economic cost of crashes involving bicyclists and pedestrians?

The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that the comprehensive cost of each person killed in a traffic crash to be $4,538,000 (2012 dollars) (see table below). Multiplying this number by the 726 bicyclists killed in 2012 totals nearly $ ...more >

What is the economic cost of crashes involving bicyclists and pedestrians?

The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that the comprehensive cost of each person killed in a traffic crash to be $4,538,000 (2012 dollars) (see table below). Multiplying this number by the 726 bicyclists killed in 2012 totals nearly $ ...more >

Are bicyclists allowed to ride on interstates?

It varies by state. All states prohibit cyclists on at least some limited access divided express highways. Several states — Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming — permit bikes on virtually all interstates. ...more >

How much do bicycle and pedestrian facilities cost?

The cost of bicycle and pedestrian facilities varies greatly depending on the current cost of materials, rights-of-way needs, and topographic site features. Comprehensive cost information, as well as important considerations in choosing and installing facilities are found in PEDSAFE and BIKESAFE . ...more >

How much do bicycle and pedestrian facilities cost?

The cost of bicycle and pedestrian facilities varies greatly depending on the current cost of materials, rights-of-way needs, and topographic site features. Comprehensive cost information, as well as important considerations in choosing and installing facilities are found in PEDSAFE and BIKESAFE . ...more >

How many people walk?

There is no clear and absolutely correct number, because walking varies widely - from children walking to school to people commuting to work to walking for fitness and exercise. Collecting pedestrian counts can be time- ...more >

What are Park Once and Walk policies or programs?

A Park Once and Walk program encourages walking through the strategic placement and pricing of parking. These programs create a pedestrian-friendly environment through the use of policies, codes, planning and management efforts that design parking facilities ( ...more >

What ordinances and policies promote nonmotorized transportation?

Ordinances and policies that address the connection between transportation, land uses, and neighborhood/street design concurrently are the most likely to enhance the walkability and bikeability of a community. ...more >

What ordinances and policies promote nonmotorized transportation?

Ordinances and policies that address the connection between transportation, land uses, and neighborhood/street design concurrently are the most likely to enhance the walkability and bikeability of a community. ...more >