More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



Pedestrian and Bicycle Facility Design Resource Index

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
The Design Resource Index identifies the specific location of information in key national design manuals for various pedestrian and bicycle design treatments.
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Evaluating the Economic Benefits of Nonmotorized Transportation

Source: John A Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, US Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report reviews potential methods for analyzing these different economic benefits at the project, neighborhood, and larger community scale, highlighting case studies from four agencies.
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Indianapolis Cultural Trail

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center; Context Sensitive Solutions
City leaders wanted to make it easier for people to visit the Indianapolis's cultural districts, which were disconnected from the heart of downtown and didn't get the attention they merited. In a city with a successful linear park and trail system,
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Cycling Infrastructure

Source: Austroads
This report contains 29 case studies showcasing innovative Australian and New Zealand urban and regional bicycle infrastructure.
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Road Diet Informational Guide

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This guide includes safety, operational, and other considerations from research and practice, and guides readers through the decision-making process to determine if Road Diets are a good fit for a certain corridor.
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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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