More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources

New FHWA Complete Streets Report to Congress

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Recommends making Complete Streets the default road design model to help improve safety and access for all users.
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Breaking the Cycle: Reevaluating Bike Laws

Source: NACTO
Identifies commonly enforced biking laws, policies, rules, and procedures and provides a discussion on their observed and potential harm.
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Road to Zero: Doubling Down on What Works Resource Library

Source: Road to Zero Coalition
Shares general knowledge and strategies around road safety through a resource library.
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Comic Book: Moving from Cars to People

Source: National Institute for Transportation and Communities
Provides a history in illustrated comic book form of how we ended up with a car-centric built environment.
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Can Design’s Positive Effects Be Scientifically Proven?

Source: ADPro
Describes an innovative area of neuroscience that explores how proximity to the arts and beautiful environments measurably affects humans’ physical and mental well-being.
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Shared Micromobility Permitting, Process, and Participation

Source: NACTO
This is one of seven working papers as part of the update to the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide.
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Multimodal Bike Planning Infographic

Source: FHWA Office of International Programs
Provides an overview of multimodal bike planning learned through binational collaboration with the Netherlands.
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Complete Streets: Prioritizing Safety for All Road Users

Source: FHWA Public Roads Magazine Winter 2023 Issue
Compiles FHWA activities and ongoing efforts to promote the Complete Streets model through the lens of five areas.
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Chicago, IL & IL DOT Agree to Streamline Safety Improvements

Reports on a new Memorandum of Understanding between Illinois and Chicago DOTs.
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ITF Gender Analysis Toolkit for Transport

Source: International Transport Forum (ITF)
Explains the three tools that comprise the Gender Analysis Toolkit for Transport, a hands-on method for incorporating a gender-inclusive perspective into transport projects, plans and policies.
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