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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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Using Walk Score for Neighborhood Planning in Washington, DC

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The DC Office of Planning used Walk Score to fill the void of a data source that would address the need of measuring the built environment in relation to walkability.
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Using Dero ZAP! to Count Cyclists in Downtown Minneapolis

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The creation of an accurate and reliable system to count bicycle usage through the development of a wireless, solar-powered device that tracks cyclists called the ZAP!
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Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT)

Source: World Health Organization (WHO)
This tool is designed to help you conduct an economic assessment of the health benefits of walking or cycling by estimating the value of reduced mortality that results from specified amounts of walking or cycling.
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Model Design Manual for Living Streets

Source: Ryan Snyder Associates
This manual focuses on all users and all modes, seeking to achieve balanced street design that accommodates cars while ensuring that pedestrians, cyclists and transit users can travel safely and comfortably.
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