More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources

Transportation Equity

Source: Pedestrian Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
An equitable transportation system fosters fairness and helps facilitate access to opportunities for all community members. The PBIC white paper, Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning,
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The New Majority: Pedaling Towards Equity

Source: League of American Bicyclists
This report showcases new data and analysis from the League of American Bicyclists and the Sierra Club, as well as compelling statistics and information that highlight the new face of biking in America.
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Lawrence, Kansas Bike Share Feasibility Study

Source: Lawrence- Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization
The Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) engaged Toole Design Group (TDG) to explore the feasibility of a bike share program in Lawrence, Kansas.
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Design Resource Index

Source: Pedestrian Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Design Resource Index identifies the specific location of information in key national design manuals for various pedestrian and bicycle design treatments. The Design Resource Index will help practitioners quickly access the right resources and should reduce the amount of time it takes to search through multiple design guides to find the information they need.
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Accessible Shared Streets: Notable Practices and Considerations for Accommodating Pedestrians with Vision Disabilities

Source: Federal Highway Administration
This document reviews notable practices and considerations for accommodating pedestrians with vision disabilities on shared streets. It focuses on streets where pedestrians, bicyclists, and motor vehicles are intended to mix in the same space.
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Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning

Source: Pedestria and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and Federal Highway Administration
This white paper discusses ways to improve the ability of traditionally underserved communities to travel safely and conveniently via walking or wheeling in a sustainable, equitable transportati
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Incorporating On-Road Bicycle Networks into Resurfacing Projects

Source: Federal Highway Adminstration (FHWA)
This workbook provides recommendations for how roadway agencies can integrate bicycle facilities into their resurfacing program.
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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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