More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



Risk of injury for bicycling on cycle tracks versus in the street

Source: Injury Prevention
The objective of this study conducted in Montreal (with a longstanding network of cycle tracks) was to compare bicyclist injury rates on cycle tracks versus in the street.
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Advocacy and Public Health: Partners for Walkable, Bikeable Communities

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The ACEs project developed the concept of an Active Living Task Force to formalize collaboration among people from diverse sectors with a stake in the way a community supports active living.
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Greensboro's Downtown Greenway: Successful Revitalization through Active Transportation

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Downtown Greenway provided a transportation solution for accessing downtown, a place for public art, public park space, and an important link between socially diverse neighborhoods.
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Across the Arterial: Mid-block Shared-Use Path Crossings of Multilane Roadways in California

Source: Rails to Trails Conservancy
The focus of this report are these challenging at-grade crossings of multilane roadways at mid-block locations.
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Pedestrian Crash Trends and Potential Countermeasures from Around the World

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
As automobile transportation continues to increase around the world, bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorcyclists, also known as Vulnerable Road Users (VRU), will become more susceptible to traffic crashes.
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Walking and Cycling for Healthy Cities

Source: Built Environment
Walking and cycling are the healthiest ways to get around our cities, providing valuable physical activity for people on a daily basis.
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Cycle Track Design and Implementation in Washington D.C.

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A separated bicycle lane was created to provide alternative transportation options along 15th Street in Washington, DC.
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Evaluation of Shared Lane Markings

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of several uses of shared lane pavement markings, specifically sharrow design, on operational and safety measures for bicyclists and motorists.
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Crosswalk Marking Field Visibility Study

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The objective of this study was to investigate the relative daytime and nighttime visibility of three crosswalk marking patterns: transverse lines, continental, and bar pairs.
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Sustainable Highways Self-Evaluation Tool

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), US Department of Transportation
This tool identifies characteristics of sustainable highways and provides techniques to help organizations apply sustainability best practices into roadway projects within system planning, project development,
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