Planning Resources and Research

document A Compendium of Available Bicycle and Pedestrian Trip Generation Data in the United States, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report summarizes the available information on modeling bicycle and pedestrian trip data. ...more >
web Complete the Streets, National Complete Streets Coalition
This site contains design guides, training materials, illustrative presentations, susccessful case studies, and further resources on creating complete streets. ...more >
document The Effects of Traffic Calming Measures on Pedestrian and Motorist Behavior, Highway Safety Administration
Whereas earlier studies usually focused on vehicle speeds and volumes, this study looked at motorist yielding and pedestrian crossing behavior, in addition to vehicle speeds. ...more >
document Pedestrian Safety Planning Group, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Citizen group partners whith government agencies in Bethlehem, NY to improve pedestrian safety through new sidewalks, signs, and institutionalized planning relationship. ...more >
web Design Guidance Accommodating Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel: A Recommended Approach, United States Department of Transportation
This policy statement adopted by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) offers recommendations to public agencies, professional associations, advocacy groups, and others for integrating bicycling and walking into the transportation mainstream. ...more >
document A Checklist for Accessible Sidewalks and Street Crossings, United States Access Board
ADA checklist for accessible sidewalks and street crossings. ...more >
web Building a True Community, US Access Board
The following report is a recommendation for a new national set of guidelines that define the details necessary to make the streetscapes in public rights-of-way accessible to all users. ...more >
document Case Study No. 1: Reasons Why Bicycling and Walking Are And Are Not Being Used More Extensively as Travel Modes, Federal Highway Administration
This report discusses current levels of bicycling and walking for utilitarian and recreational purposes and assesses the potential for increased usage. Part and parcel of this is an exploration of the major demand constratints on non- ...more >
web National Trails Training Partnership (NTTP), National Trails Training Partnership
The National Trails Training Partnership provides technical assistance and resources for trails and greenways. ...more >
web Detectable Warnings Memorandum and Synthesis, United States Department of Transportaion, Federal Highway Administration
Americans with Disabilities Act Title II Memorandum concerning the use of detectable warnings, specifically truncated domes. ...more >