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General Resources

Traditional Neighborhood Development: Street Design Guidelines, An ITE Recommended Practice, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Washington, DC, 1999.

Transportation Planning Handbook
, 2nd edition, J.D. Edwards, Jr., Editor, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Washington, DC, 1999.

Traffic Engineering Handbook
, 5th edition, J.L. Pline, Editor, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Washington, DC, 1999.

Traffic Calming: State of the Practice
, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Washington, DC, 1999.

Designing Sidewalks and Trails for Access, Part 1
, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC, 1999.

Accessible Rights-of-Way: A Design Guide, (DRAFT), Federal Highway Administration and the US Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Washington, DC, May 1999.

Design and Safety of Pedestrian Facilities: An ITE Recommended Practice
. Washington, DC: Institute of Transportation Engineers, March 1998.

1994 Highway Capacity Manual with 1997 Updates
, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 1998. (New edition to be released in 2000)

A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC, 1994.

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC, 1988. (New edition to be released in 2000)

Implementing Pedestrian Improvements at the Local Level
, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC, 1998.

Portland Pedestrian Design Guide
, E. Vanderslice, City of Portland, Office of Transportation, Portland, OR, October 1998.

Pedestrian Facilities Guidebook: Incorporating Pedestrians Into Washington's Transportation System
, Washington State Department of Transportation, Puget Sound Regional Council, Association of Washington Cities, and County Road Administration Board, Olympia, WA, September 1997.

Guidelines for a Walkable Community
, Birmingham Regional Planning Commission, Birmingham, AL, 1996.

Florida's Pedestrian Planning and Design Guidelines
, Florida Department of Transportation, Tallahassee, FL, 1996.

Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
, Oregon Department of Transportation, Salem, OR, 1995.

Guidelines for Residential Subdivision Street Design: An ITE Recommended Practice
, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Washington, DC, 1993.

Older Pedestrian Characteristics for Use in Highway Design
, Publication No. FHWA- RD-93-177, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC, 1993.

Integrating Bicycle and Pedestrian Considerations into State and Local Transportation Planning, Design, and Operations
, National Bicycling and Walking Study Case Study No. 21, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC, Date.

Planning, Design and Maintenance of Pedestrian Facilities
, Publication No. FHWA/1P-88/019, Federal Highway Administration, March 1989.

Planning and Implementing Pedestrian Facilities in Suburban and Developing Rural Areas
, NCHRP Reports 294A and 294B, S.A. Smith, K.S. Opiela, L.L. Impett, M.T. Pietrucha, R. Knoblough, and C. Kubat, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, June 1987.

Guidelines for Urban Major Street Design: An ITE Recommended Practice
, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Washington, DC, 1984.

Americans with Disabilities Act: Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities, US Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Washington, DC, Date.


Resources from Pedestrian Facilities Users Guide

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities, AASHTO, Washington, DC, 1999. (8)

American Planning Association, Bicycle Facility Planning, Planning Advisory Service Report 459, Chicago, IL, 1995. (11)

Appleyard, Donald, Livable Streets. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981.

Brookline Transportation Department, Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program For Residential Streets. Town of Brookline, FY 1996.

Burden, Dan, Walkable and Bicycle Friendly Communities, Florida Dept. of Transportation, 1996. (17)

Burrington, Stephen H., "Restoring the Rule of Law and Respect for Communities in Transportation," Environmental Law Journal, New York University, Volume 5, Number 3, 1996.

CART - Citizens Advocating Responsible Transportation, Traffic Calming - The Solution to Urban Traffic and a New Vision for Neighborhood Livability. CART, Ashgrove Australia 1989: reprinted by Sensible Transportation Options for People (STOP). Oregon 1993.

Conservation Law Foundation, Road Kill: How Solo Driving Runs Down the Economy, May 1994. (13)

Conservation Law Foundation, Take Back Your Streets: How to Protect Communities from Asphalt and Traffic, May 1995. (13)

Conservation Law Foundation, City Routes, City Rights: Building Livable Neighborhoods and Environmental Justice by Fixing Transportation, June 1998. (13)

County Surveyors Society, Traffic Calming in Practice, Landor Publishing Ltd., 1994. (8)

Delft Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, Delft, Netherlands, Cities Make Room for Cyclists, August 1995.

Denmark Ministry of Transport, An Improved Traffic Environment: A Catalogue of Ideas, Traffic Safety and Environment, Road Directorate, 1993. (20)

Denmark Ministry of Transport, "Bicycle Markings: safety effects at signalized intersections," Traffic Safety and Environment, Road Directorate, 1996. (20)

Denmark Ministry of Transport, Safety of Cyclists in Urban Areas: Danish Experiences, Traffic Safety and Environment, Road Directorate, 1994. (20)

Denmark Ministry of Transport, Speed Management: National practice and experiences in Denmark, the Netherlands and in the United Kingdom, Traffic Safety and Environment, Road Directorate, Report no. 167, 1999. (20)

Denmark Ministry of Transport, "The Traffic Safety Effects of Bicycle Lanes in Urban Areas," Traffic Safety and Environment, Road Directorate, 1996. (20)

Devon County Council Engineering & Planning, Traffic Calming Guidelines, Devon County Council, Great Britain, 1991.

Dutch Centre for Research and Contract Standardization in Civil and Traffic Engineering, Sign Up for the Bike: Design Manual for a Cycle-Friendly Infrastructure, The Netherlands, September 1994.

Engwicht, David, Reclaiming our Cities and Towns: Better Living with Less Traffic, New Society Publishers, Philadelphia, PA, 1993.

Environmental Working Group, Bicycle Federation of American and Surface Transportation Policy Project, Share the Road: Let’s Make American Bicycle Friendly, May 1997. (5, 7)

Federal Highway Administration, Bicycle Safety-Related Research Synthesis, April 1995. (1, 3)

Federal Highway Administration, Bicycling & Walking in the Nineties and Beyond: Applying Scandinavian Experience to America's Challenge, November 1994. (1, 3)

Federal Highway Administration, Flexibility in Highway Design. U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington D.C., 1997. (1, 3)

Federal Highway Administration, The National Bicycling and Walking Study: Transportation Choices for a Changing America, Final Report plus 24 Case Studies, 1994. Especially case study no. 19, "Traffic Calming, Auto-Restricted Zones and Other Traffic Management Techniques." (1, 3)

Federal Highway Administration, Safety Effectiveness of Highway Design Features, Volume VI: Pedestrians and Bicyclists, 1991. (1, 3)

Federal Highway Administration, Study Tour Report for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety in England, Germany and the Netherlands, October 1994. (1, 3)

Gehl, Jan, Life Between Buildings, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1987.

Institute of Transportation Engineers, ITE Journal. Volume 67, Number 8, August 1997.

Institute of Transportation Engineers, ITE Journal. Volume 67, Number 7, July 1997.

Institute of Transportation Engineers, Residential Street Design and Traffic Control, Wolfgang Hamburger et al., 1989.

Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Federal Highway Administration, Traffic Calming State of the Art, August 1999.

Institute of Transportation Engineers, The Traffic Safety ToolBox: A Primer on Traffic Safety, Washington, DC, 1994.

ITE Traffic Engineering Council Speed Humps Task Force, Guidelines for the Design and Application of Speed Humps, 1997.

ITE Transportation Planning Council Committee, Traditional Neighborhood Development: Street Design Guidelines, 1997.

Jacobs, Allan, Great Streets, MIT Press, 1994.

National Highway Institute, US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety and Accommodation, Publication No. FHWA HI-96-028, May 1996.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts, updated yearly.

Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, 1995.

Rodale Press, Inc., Pathways for People, June 1992.

Route 50 Corridor Coalition, A Traffic Calming Plan for Virginia’s Rural Route 50 Corridor. Middleburg, Virginia, 1996.

Seiderman, Cara, “Traveling at the Speed of Life.” In Conservation Matters 4 (Autumn 1997): 20-23.

Standards Association of Australia, Australian Standard: Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Part 13: Local Area Traffic Management. North Sydney, Australia: Standards Association of Australia, 1991.

Transportation Association of Canada and Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers, Canadian Guide to Neighbourhood Traffic Calming, December 1998.

United States Department of Transportation and Rails to Trails Conservancy, Improving Conditions for Bicycling and Walking: A Best Practices Report, January 1998.

Whyte, William H., City: Rediscovering the Center, Anchor Books, Doubleday, 1988.





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