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Innovative Financing for Transportation Enhancements Projects

Source: National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse
This report discusses various funding sources for Transportation projects using a number of resources readily available to all communities. The document uses local case studies to illustrate the successful use of several types of legislative provision.
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The Effect of Crosswalk Markings on Vehicle Speeds in Maryland, Virginia, and Arizona

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This study examines the effect of pavement markings on pedestrian safety at six sites in three states.
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Active Living Research Briefing

Source: Active Living Research
This summary is an overview of peer-reviewed research from health, transportation, and recreation literature about active living and activity-friendly environments.
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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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Characteristics of Emerging Road Users and Their Safety

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This study identifies the operational characteristics of an increasingly diverse group of trail and other nonmotorized transportation users.
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