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Model Design Manual for Living Streets

Source: Ryan Snyder Associates
This manual focuses on all users and all modes, seeking to achieve balanced street design that accommodates cars while ensuring that pedestrians, cyclists and transit users can travel safely and comfortably.
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Better Streets, Better Cities

Source: Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP), Environmental Planning Collaborative (EPC)
This manual is intended for planners, designers, engineers, government officials and citizens who are interested in improving the quality of urban environments and the character of streets in our cities.
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Spotlight on Pedestrian Safety

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
FHWA's aggressive approach to reducing the fatality rate in 13 States and 5 municipalities is showing promising results.
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Walking and Cycling in the United States, 2001–2009

Source: American Journal of Public Health
This paper examines trends in walking and bicycling based on data collected in the 2001 and 2009 National Household Travel Surveys.
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Deployment of Practical Methods for Counting Bicycle and Pedestrian Use of a Transportation Facility

Source: University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies
This paper presents a method for counting pedestrians and bicyclists using video data.
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