More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



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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An Overview and Recommendations of High-Visibility Crosswalk Marking Styles

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
This paper examines the past and current research on crosswalk marking design and explores he best types of marking patterns under various traffic and roadway conditions.
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Evaluation of Pedestrian-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 pedestrian safety countermeasures contained in PEDSAFE.
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Pedestrian/Bicyclist Warning Devices and Signs at Highway-Rail and Pathway-Rail Grade Crossings

Source: Illinois Center for Transportation
The study highlights the multitude of factors related to pedestrian safety at rail crossings and provides an informed discussion for stakeholders to advance safety initiatives.
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Pedestrian Improvements at Jackson Avenue and the Pulaski Bridge

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Modifications of Jackson Avenue and the Pulaski Bridge in Queens improved pedestrian safety, circulation and access.
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Nebraska Avenue Road Diet

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A variety of countermeasures were used to increase safety in one of the most dangerous roadway corridors in Tampa, Florida.
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Winthrop Street Shared Street

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The transformation of Winthrop Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Third Street Promenade

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The transformation of a pedestrian mall in Santa Monica, California.
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Terry Avenue North Shared Street

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The newly developing South Lake Union neighborhood in Seattle needed strong pedestrian connections to support the many people working and living in new concentrations of offices.
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