More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



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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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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