More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding, Design, and Environmental Review: Addressing Common Misconceptions

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Corrects several misconceptions about the availability and applicability of funding for certain projects.
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Case Studies in Realizing Co-Benefits of Multimodal Roadway Design and Gray and Green Infrastructure

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Offers 14 cases of complete street projects that also improved stormwater systems.
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Handbook for Designing Roadways for the Aging Population

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Provides practitioners with a practical information source that links aging road user performance to highway design, operational, and traffic engineering features.
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Training for Healthy Older Drivers

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Examines the effectiveness of four types of training techniques designed to improve the driving preference of normally aging adults.
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High-Visibility Enforcement on Driver Compliance with Pedestrian Right-of-Way Laws

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Offers strategies to increase motorist yielding to pedestrians on a citywide basis using high-visibility pedestrian right-of-way enforcement in Gainesville, Florida.
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A Right to the Road: Understanding and Addressing Bicyclist Safety

Source: Governors Highway Safety Association
This publication analyzes national data to understand fatal bicyclist-motor vehicle crash characteristics, offering 30 actions steps to help State Highway Safety Offices and local communities assess and improve their current bicyclist safety programs.
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Short Series

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Short Series offers three modules to augment undergraduate courses in basic civil engineering and/or transportation planning. The lessons are ideally suited to be integrated into an existing course,
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning University Course Materials

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Pedestrian and bicycle transportation courses offered from institutions across the United States.
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Evaluating the Economic Impact of Shared Use Paths in North Carolina

Source: Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) and Alta Planning and Design
Reports on designing and testing a methodology to evaluate a range of monetized benefits from four different trails.
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City of Pleasant Hill ADA Transition Plan

Source: City of Pleasant Hill, Alta Planning and Design
The City of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, developed this Transition Plan in accordance with requirements stemming from ADA. A Transition Plan is meant to be a living document that serves to help the City transition the system to compliance.
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