More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



Don't Cut Corners: Left Turn Pedestrian and Bicyclist Crash Study

Source: New York City DOT
New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) developed the Left Turn Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Study to advance New York City’s Vision Zero initiative to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries.
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Effectiveness of Behavioral Highway Safety Countermeasures

Source: Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Guides state and local transportation officials in selecting and designing traffic safety campaigns that have the greatest potential for the reduction of highway death and injury.
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Speed Management Program Plan

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Federal Highway Administration, and Federal
Advances six inter-related focus areas to manage traffic speeds, including: data and data-driven approaches; research and evaluation; technology; enforcement and adjudication; engineering; education and communications.
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Achieving Multimodal Networks: Applying Design Flexibility and Reducing Conflicts

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Presents practitioner-oriented guidance for agencies who want to apply context-specific design to reduce conflicts and connect their networks.
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Audit Tools

Source: Pedestrian Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
An audit is an unbiased examination/evaluation of the walking and biking environment.
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PBIC Compendium of International Resources

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Compilation of international bicycling and walking resources. Each item includes a brief description, as well as a link where the full resource can be accessed.
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On-Boarding Resource for Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinators

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and PBIC
This resource was designed for State DOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinators and the bicycle and pedestrian points of contact within FHWA Division Offices, but most of the information is relevant for any practitioner involved in planning and designing for active transportation.
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International Research

Source: Pedestrian Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
To improve conditions for bicycling and walking in the United States, it is often helpful to consider advancements in nonmotorized transportation from around the world. The PBIC has compiled a listing of international bicycling and walking resources,
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International Design Guidance

Source: Pedestrian Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
To improve conditions for bicycling and walking in the United States, it is often helpful to consider advancements in nonmotorized transportation from around the world. The PBIC has compiled a listing of international bicycling and walking resources,
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International Campaigns and Resources

Source: Pedestian Bicycle Informatioon Center (PBIC)
To improve conditions for bicycling and walking in the United States, it is often helpful to consider advancements in nonmotorized transportation from around the world. The PBIC has compiled a listing of international bicycling and walking resources,
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