More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



Design Guidance for Channelized Right-Turn Lanes

Source: National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)
This report develops guidance for channelized right-turn lanes based on balancing the needs of motor vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles.
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Training Law Enforcement Officers to Enforce Pedestrian and Bicycle Laws: Watch for Me NC

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
The UNC Highway Safety Research Center partnered with the North Carolina DOT, local municipalities, county governments, and others to develop a pilot pedestrian and bicycle safety program in the Triangle region.
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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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