FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation University Course: 8. Designing for Walking and Bicycling

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Highlights where and why the traditional, car-centric engineering design approach falls short of creating safe, comfortable pedestrian and bicycle networks. Explores the relationship between vehicle throughput and nonmotorized travel and how tradeoffs affect the walking and bicycling environment. Context-sensitive design and safe systems principles for accommodating pedestrians and bicyclists with transportation infrastructure are covered. This is the main module for bikeway and walkway design.

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