More Design and Engineering Guidance Examples



Australasian Ped Facility Selection Tool Users Guide

Source: Austroroads
Describes the Australasian Pedestrian Crossing Facility Selection Web Tool designed to help practitioners select the appropriate type of pedestrian crossing based on walkability, safety, and economic outcomes.
Read More >

 

Low-Speed Zone Guide

Source: World Resources Institute
This Low-Speed Zone Guide presents strategies for planning, designing, building, and evaluating low-speed zones in cities.
Read More >

 

Case Studies in Realizing Co-Benefits of Multimodal Roadway Design and Gray and Green Infrastructure

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Offers 14 cases of complete street projects that also improved stormwater systems.
Read More >

 

Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning University Course Materials

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Pedestrian and bicycle transportation courses offered from institutions across the United States.
Read More >

 

Evaluating the Economic Impact of Shared Use Paths in North Carolina

Source: Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) and Alta Planning and Design
Reports on designing and testing a methodology to evaluate a range of monetized benefits from four different trails.
Read More >

 

Achieving Multimodal Networks: Applying Design Flexibility and Reducing Conflicts

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Presents practitioner-oriented guidance for agencies who want to apply context-specific design to reduce conflicts and connect their networks.
Read More >

 

On-Boarding Resource for Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinators

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and PBIC
This resource was designed for State DOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinators and the bicycle and pedestrian points of contact within FHWA Division Offices, but most of the information is relevant for any practitioner involved in planning and designing for active transportation.
Read More >

 

International Design Guidance

Source: Pedestrian Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
To improve conditions for bicycling and walking in the United States, it is often helpful to consider advancements in nonmotorized transportation from around the world. The PBIC has compiled a listing of international bicycling and walking resources,
Read More >

 

Rethinking Streets: An Evidence Based Design Manual on Making Streets into Complete Streets

Source: National Institute for Transportation and Communities
The National Institute for Transportation and Communities' free e-book includes examples and evaluation of complete streets projects across the U.S.
Read More >

 

Complete Streets, Complete Networks: Rural Contexts

Source: Active Transportation Alliance
This design guide explains how to tailor complete streets to rural areas.  
Read More >