More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



Crossing an Arterial through an Offset Intersection: Bicycle-Only Center-Turn Lane

Source: City of Portland, Oregon
This treatment successfully addressed three criteria: it offered a refuge for crossing bicyclists and allowed them to cross one direction of traffic at a time; it maintained all automotive turning movements;
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Estimating Bicycling and Walking for Planning and Project Development: A Guidebook

Source: National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)
This guidebook is designed to help transportation and community planners account more effectively for pedestrian and bicycle activity (demand) in plans and projects.
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Design and Implementation of Pedestrian- and Bicycle-Specific Data Collection Methods in Oregon

Source: Oregon Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report summarizes a comprehensive review of pedestrian and bicycle data collection methods and counting technologies.
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Recommended Bicycle Lane Widths for Various Roadway Characteristics

Source: National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)
This report provides bicycle lane width guidance for traffic and design engineers in areas where bicycle lanes are being considered and implemented.
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Evaluation of Bicycle-Related Roadway Measures: A Summary of Available Research

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
This document represents an effort to compile all known research on the effect of the bicycle safety countermeasures contained in BIKESAFE.
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Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2014 Benchmarking Report

Source: Alliance for Biking and Walking
The Report combines original research with over 20 government data sources to compile data on bicycling and walking levels and demographics, safety, funding, policies, and a variety of other metrics.
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Bicycle-Friendly Cities – The Relevance of Urban Form and Infrastructure

Source: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
This report analyzes the extent to which urban form and the design of the transport system can explain the level of cycling.
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Perceptions of Bicycle-Friendly Policy Impacts on Accessibility to Transit Services

Source: Mineta Transportation Institute
This research project was designed to assess the distances travelled on bicycle by cycle-transit users.
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Effect of Gate Skirts on Pedestrian Behavior at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings

Source: Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
The purpose of this evaluation was to determine if the addition of gate skirting would result in fewer pedestrian crossing violations after the gates began to descend.
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NACTO Urban Street Design Guide

Source: National Associtation of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
The Urban Street Design Guide charts the principles and practices of the nation's foremost engineers, planners, and designers working in cities today.
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