More Health Resources

Chain Reaction: Boston’s First Mobile, After-School Bike Shop and Training Center

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Bicycling is one of the healthiest and least expensive modes of transportation, so why is bicycling not more prevalent in low income urban areas?
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Using Health Impact Assessments to Evaluate Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
This white paper explores the opportunities that exist for incorporating Health Impact Assessments in the transportation planning process.
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Creating Walkable and Bikeable Communities

Source: Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI), Alta Planning and Design
This guidebook is intended to help communities strategically plan for bicycle and pedestrian transportation.
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Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities - Traveler Response to Transportation System Changes

Source: Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP)
This report explores traveler response to nonmotorized transportation facilities both in isolation and as part of the total urban fabric, along with the effects of associated programs and promotion.
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Report to the U.S. Congress on the Outcomes of the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report presents the outcomes of the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program in four US communities.
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Active Transportation Beyond Urban Centers

Source: Rails to Trails Conservancy
This report highlights the importance of bicycling and walking outside of urban areas.
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Proven Countermeasures for Pedestrian Safety

Source: Public Roads Magazine, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
FHWA and many State DOTs are relying on the demonstrated effectiveness of medians and walkways to help protect those on foot.
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Exploring Bicycle Options for Federal Lands: Bike Sharing, Rentals and Employee Fleets

Source: Western Transportation Institute
This report explores three options for making bicycles more readily available in Federal lands: public bicycle sharing programs, bicycle rental operations and employee bicycle fleets.
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Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report

Source: Alliance for Biking and Walking
The benchmarking report analyzes bicycling and walking mode share, safety, and funding data across the US.
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Signalized Intersection Enhancements that Benefit Pedestrians

Source: America Walks, Fehr and Peers
This resource summarizes treatments for improving pedestrian safety at signalized intersections.
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