More Design and Engineering Guidance Resources



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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Sample Complete Streets Laws and Ordinances

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Complete streets policies help provide the complete network that research shows is needed to encourage people to walk, bicycle, and take transit.
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Dangerous by Design

Source: National Complete Streets Coalition
Between 2008 and 2017, drivers struck and killed 49,340 people who were walking on streets all across the United States. That's more than 13 people per day, or one person every hour and 46 minutes.
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Complete Streets Policy Development

Source: National Complete Streets Coalition
Complete Streets policies formalize a community's intent to plan, design, and maintain streets so they are safe for all users of all ages and abilities.
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