More Connected Multimodal Networks Resources

Advancing Trails to Support Multimodal Networks

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Offers a fresh look at the current state of practice for trail development and shares new research and examples of trail implementation in different types of environments and communities.
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Bicycle Facility Implementation

Source: MN DOT
Demystifies common questions about appropriate facility selection and design to help practitioners confidently implement low-stress bicycle transportation networks.
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Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Provides examples of applying nonmotorized network principles in small and rural communities.
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Achieving Multimodal Networks: Applying Design Flexibility and Reducing Conflicts

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Presents practitioner-oriented guidance for agencies who want to apply context-specific design to reduce conflicts and connect their networks.
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Defining Connected Bike Networks

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and PeopleForBikes
This info brief surveys the impact of connected bike networks and common measurement approaches, and explores tools and strategies to help planning progress.
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Design Resource Index

Source: Pedestrian Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Design Resource Index identifies the specific location of information in key national design manuals for various pedestrian and bicycle design treatments. The Design Resource Index will help practitioners quickly access the right resources and should reduce the amount of time it takes to search through multiple design guides to find the information they need.
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Incorporating On-Road Bicycle Networks into Resurfacing Projects

Source: Federal Highway Adminstration (FHWA)
This workbook provides recommendations for how roadway agencies can integrate bicycle facilities into their resurfacing program.
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BikeHAWK: Adapting the pedestrian hybrid beacon to aid bicyclists crossing busy streets

Source: Richard Nassi, Diahn Swartz, Ann Chanecka, Paul Casertano, and Gabe Thum
This case study explains Tucson's experience with the BikeHAWK beacon, which uses a combination of MUTCD approved signs, signals, and markings to guide bicyclists through the intersection of residential and arterial streets.
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Indianapolis Cultural Trail

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center; Context Sensitive Solutions
City leaders wanted to make it easier for people to visit the Indianapolis's cultural districts, which were disconnected from the heart of downtown and didn't get the attention they merited. In a city with a successful linear park and trail system,
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Low-Stress Bicycling and Network Connectivity

Source: Mineta Transportation Institute
The objective of this study is to develop measures of low-stress connectivity that can be used to evaluate and guide bicycle network planning.
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