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Building a True Community

Source: US Access Board
The following report is a recommendation for a new national set of guidelines that define the details necessary to make the streetscapes in public rights-of-way accessible to all users.
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Case Study No. 1: Reasons Why Bicycling and Walking Are And Are Not Being Used More Extensively as Travel Modes

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This report discusses current levels of bicycling and walking for utilitarian and recreational purposes and assesses the potential for increased usage. Part and parcel of this is an exploration of the major demand constratints on non-
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National Trails Training Partnership (NTTP)

Source: National Trails Training Partnership
The National Trails Training Partnership provides technical assistance and resources for trails and greenways.
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Integration of Bicycles and Transit

Source: Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Federal Transit Administration
The purpose of this report is to share information about how bicycles are integrated with public transportation by many different types of transit agencies in the United States and Canada.
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Detectable Warnings Memorandum and Synthesis

Source: United States Department of Transportaion, Federal Highway Administration
Americans with Disabilities Act Title II Memorandum concerning the use of detectable warnings, specifically truncated domes.
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Eighth United States-Japan Workshop on Advanced Technology in Highway Engineering

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This report summarizes the 8th U.S.- Japan Workshop on Pedestrian and Nighttime Safety. Focus areas included general trends in the U.S. and Japan, funding, disabled and elderly pedestrians, Geographic Information Systems (
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Case Study No. 2: The Training Needs of Transportation Professionals Regarding the Pedestrian and Bicyclist

Source: Federal Highway Administration
At the time of the publication of this paper, most American college transportation planning and engineering programs paid attention only to the automobile mode, with an elective course offered on transit design.
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Case Study No. 3: What Needs to Be Done to Promote Bicycling and Walking?

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This study explores way to promote bicycling and walking as partners in a balanced, diversified transportation system.
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Case Study No. 4: Measures to Overcome Impediments to Bicycling and Walking

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This case study is designed as a resource to assist policymakers, facility planners, and public officials in developing programs to make thses modes more accessible to the general public. Findings are based on a detailed analysis of these relevant written studies,
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Case Study No. 5: An Analysis of Current Funding Mechanisms for Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs at the Federal, State, and Local Levels

Source: Federal Highway Administration
The aim of this case study was to identify the many different ways State and local governments funded facilities and programs for the benefit of bicyclists and pedestrians, and to present the information in such a way that Government agencies and those advocating better facilities and programs can easily see how it has been done.
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