More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



BikeHAWK: Adapting the pedestrian hybrid beacon to aid bicyclists crossing busy streets

Source: Richard Nassi, Diahn Swartz, Ann Chanecka, Paul Casertano, and Gabe Thum
This case study explains Tucson's experience with the BikeHAWK beacon, which uses a combination of MUTCD approved signs, signals, and markings to guide bicyclists through the intersection of residential and arterial streets.
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Improving Pedestrian Safety at Unsignalized Crossings

Source: Transit Cooperative Research Program and National Cooperative Highway Research Program
TCRP Report 112/NCHRP Report 562: Improving Pedestrian Safety at Unsignalized Crossings will be of interest to state, county, and city traffic engineers; transit agencies; roadway designers; and urban planners,
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Towards Effective Design Treatment for Right Turns at Intersections with Bicycle Traffic

Source: Oregon Department of Transportation
The ultimate aim of this research was to provide useful design guidance to potentially mitigate right-turning vehicle-bicycle crashes at critical intersection configurations.
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Minnesota DOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Data Collection Manual

Source: Minnesota Department of Transportation
This manual summarizes the Minnesota DOT statewide bicycle and pedestrian data collection program, including goals, types of data to collect and best practices for sensor calibration and data analysis.
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Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design Guide

Source: FHWA
This Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design Guide outlines planning considerations for separated bike lanes (also sometimes called "cycle tracks" or "protected bike lanes") and provides a menu of design optionscovering typical one and two-
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Facility Design Resource Index

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
The Design Resource Index identifies the specific location of information in key national design manuals for various pedestrian and bicycle design treatments.
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Evaluating the Economic Benefits of Nonmotorized Transportation

Source: John A Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, US Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report reviews potential methods for analyzing these different economic benefits at the project, neighborhood, and larger community scale, highlighting case studies from four agencies.
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Indianapolis Cultural Trail

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center; Context Sensitive Solutions
City leaders wanted to make it easier for people to visit the Indianapolis's cultural districts, which were disconnected from the heart of downtown and didn't get the attention they merited. In a city with a successful linear park and trail system,
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Cycling Infrastructure

Source: Austroads
This report contains 29 case studies showcasing innovative Australian and New Zealand urban and regional bicycle infrastructure.
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Road Diet Informational Guide

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This guide includes safety, operational, and other considerations from research and practice, and guides readers through the decision-making process to determine if Road Diets are a good fit for a certain corridor.
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