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Designing to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Source: Active Living Research
This research summary gives a synopsis of the current state of peer-reviewed research into what environmental factors may be related to young people's eating and physical activity patterns.
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Ice, snow and slippery sidewalks: For many seniors, winter is "hip season"

Source: University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
This article focuses on hazardous winter walking conditions and the effect they have on the senior population.
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Guidebook on Methods to Estimate Non-Motorized Travel: Overview of Methods

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This guidebook provides a means for practitioners to better understand and estimate bicycle and pedestrian travel and to address transportation planning needs. The guidebook describes and compares the various methods that can be used to forecast non-
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Federal Highway Administration University Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The FHWA University Course contains modular resource material that is intended for use in university courses on bicycle and pedestrian transportation.
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Bicycle and Pedestrian Data: Sources, Needs, & Gaps

Source: USDOT and Bureau of Transportation Statistics
This review of existing data and data needs was based on outreach to user groups that included planners, advocates, and researchers at federal, state, and local government agencies, universities, and nonprofit organizations.
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National Safety Council Partnership for a Walkable America

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Institute for Transportation Engineers, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
This site provides links to the International Walk to School website, a Walkability Checklist, and the ITE Pedestrian Project Awards.
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A Comparative Analysis of Bicycle Lanes Versus Wide Curb Lanes

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This document provides a comparison between Bike Lanes and Wide Curve Lanes, specifically in regards to bicycle and automobile interactions at intersections, and offers recommendations.
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Transportation Research Board

Source: Transportation Research Board
The mission of the Transportation Research Board is to promote innovation and progress in transportation through research. The site provides a wealth of documents online as well as books and journals for sale.
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Evaluation of a Combined Bicycle Lane/Right Turn Lane in Eugene, Oregon

Source: Federal Highway Administration
Innovative, on-street bicycle treatments are now routinely being implemented. This is the third in a series of reports for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) pertaining to evaluation of these innovative bicycling treatments.
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Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Guide

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Safety
This guide documents best practices for selecting locations for and installing pedestrian hybrid beacons, including a case study.
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