More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



Double-Ladder Crosswalks

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Salt Lake City's Division of Transportation used double-ladder crosswalks to successfully maintain pedestrian safety at intersections without compromising the ability of pedestrians to cross safely in wet pavement conditions.
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Curb Extensions in Rural Village

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A more pedestrian-oriented design was desired in downtown Fort Plain, New York, and curb extentions were installed as a result.
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Advance Yield Markings

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A solution to reduce multiple-threat collisions at unsignalized pedestrian crossings.
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Wall Street Revitalization

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The redevelopment of pedestrian-friendly Wall Street in downtown Asheville, NC, in the 1980s and 1990s.
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Trail Intersection Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Springwater Corridor pedestrian and bicycle trail in Portland, Oregon, was the site of a series of safety improvements at locations where the trail intersected with local streets and driveways.
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Street Redesign for Revitalization

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
West Palm Beach rejuvenated its economy and community by redesigning downtown to accommodate and attract pedestrians.
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Pedestrian Safety Initiative

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The use of a strategic plan in Montgomery County, Maryland that featured measurable strategies as a blueprint for data-driven action to deploy resources to best impact pedestrian safety.
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Park Trail Bridges

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
One Prescott, Arizona non-profit's successful experience building creek crossings for a local trail in spite of funding constraints and engineering challenges.
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Old Town Improvements

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The City of Eureka Planning and Engineering Departments and concerned citizens worked together to make the Old Town District more pedestrian friendly
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Improving the Pedestrian Environment at Grand Army Plaza

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
In 2011, the New York DOT transformed Grand Army Plaza with new signals and phasing plans, new concrete islands with planting beds, a major sidewalk extension, and shorter pedestrian crossings.
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