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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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International Policy and Planning

Source: Pedestrian and 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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Rethinking Streets: An Evidence Based Design Manual on Making Streets into Complete Streets

Source: National Institute for Transportation and Communities
The National Institute for Transportation and Communities' free e-book includes examples and evaluation of complete streets projects across the U.S.
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Complete Streets, Complete Networks: Rural Contexts

Source: Active Transportation Alliance
This design guide explains how to tailor complete streets to rural areas.  
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NACTO Design Guidelines

Source: National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
NACTO's design guides on street, bikeways, and transit provide examples of best design practices that may be incorporated into a complete street.
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New York City Complete Streets Design Guidance

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
NYC DOT, in cooperation with 12 other city agencies, included a complete streets vision in its Street Design Manual, updated in May 2009. Four of the seven goals in the manual emphasize the importance of considering all road users and modes of traffic when designing and constructing streets.
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