More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources

Improving Pedestrian Safety on Urban Arterials: Learning from Australasia

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Documents findings from a research team studying Australian and New Zealand approaches to reduce pedestrian fatalities and serious injuries on urban, signalized arterial roadways.
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Cincinnati Uses Quick-Build Project to Address an Urgent Safety Need

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and National Center for Safe Routes to School
Provides a look at a quick-build project in Cincinnati to address an urgent safety need and offers insights that can inform cities interested in implementing quick-build projects.
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Designing for All Ages and Abilities

Source: NACTO
Provides All Ages and Abilities criteria for selecting and implementing bike facilities.
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Guidance to Create Separated Bike Lanes

Source: Center for Transportation Studies
Provides four “tradeoff matrixes” for creating separated bike lanes based on interviews with planners and designers, transit drivers, leaders of bicycle advocacy organizations, and bicyclists.
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Seven Proven Steps to Improve Safety for Walking, Biking, Rolling, and More

Source: CityLab
Lists proven Safe Systems approach steps to increase safety for people walking, biking, and rolling rather than blaming victims: decrease speed limits; focus on design; rewrite the MUTCD; prioritize the most dangerous street;
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Bicycle Signals Resource Hub

Source: Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
Identifies current design guidance and practices related to the use of bicycle signals, and provides information on applications in communities throughout the US and internationally.
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States Use Data to Drive Road Safety Improvements

Source: FHWA Innovator
Describes data-driven safety analysis (DDSA) using big data to prioritize safety and make informed decisions that result in fewer crashes.
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety in Bus Rapid Transit and High-Priority Bus Corridors

Source: Transit Cooperative Research Program
Examines the state of practice in bus transit corridor planning, design, and construction in relation to pedestrian and bicyclist safety, public health, and equity, with a focus on dedicated bus lanes.
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The Future of Bikeway Design Guidance Working Papers

Source: National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
Shares the final three working papers in a series on new bikeway design guidance.
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Tech Brief: Safety Evaluations of Innovative Intersection Designs for Pedestrians and Bicyclists

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Summarizes a project that investigates the operational and safety improvements of innovative intersection retrofitting designs that benefit pedestrians and bicyclists while maintaining a reasonable service to motor vehicles.
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