Planning Resources and Research

document Technical Assistance for Small Cities and Rural Communities, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Rural region of Georgia forms a pedestrian and bicycle task force to ensure adequate education, planning, and implementation of nonmotorized projects. ...more >
document Case Study No. 18: Analyses of Successful Provincial, State, and Local Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs in Canada and the United States, Federal Highway Administration
This report reviews various potential indicators of success demonstrated by different programs to determine how very different bicycle and pedestrian programs can be compared and used as an example or model for other communities. ...more >
document South Carolina Bicycling and Walking Resolution, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
South Carolina DOT forms a pedestrian and bicycle committee and holds a statewide conference to increase education and awareness of pedestrian and bicycle issues. ...more >
document Pedestrian Access to Roundabouts: Assessment of Motorists' Yielding to Visually Impaired Pedestrians and Potential Treatments to Improve Access, Federal Highway Administration
This report describes two related studies intended to address double-lane roundabout accessibility issues for visually impaired pedestrians. ...more >
document Case Study No. 19: Traffic Calming, Auto-Restricted Zones and Other Traffic Management Techniques - Their Effects on Bicycling and Pedestrians, Federal Highway Administration
The body of this report can be divided into three parts. The first two major sections examine the history and traffic-calming techniques installed in Europe, Japan, and the United States. The final section of the report examines the practical and policy implication of traffic calming. ...more >
document Bike, Walk, and Wheel: A Way of Life in Columbia, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A community coalition forms in Columbia to address sedentary lifestyles of a specific neighborhood through multiple pedestrian-related projects. ...more >
document Case Study No. 21: Integrating Bicycle and Pedestrian Considerations into State and Local Transportation Planning, Design, and Operations, Federal Highway Administration
This report examines the process of "institutionalization" of bicycle and pedestrian considerations. It follows the process of institutionalization, the elements of integration, methods to legitimize bicycling and walking, ...more >
document City of Richmond Pedestrian Strategy, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
British Columbia city improves pedestrian safety through a five-point comprehensive pedestrian strategy that includes new crosswalk lighting and signage, accessible transit, education materials, and strategic partnerships. ...more >
document A Toolbox for Alleviating Traffic Congestion and Enhancing Mobility, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
This document provides information on reducing congestion. ...more >
document Case Study No. 22: The Role of State Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinators, Federal Highway Administration
The purpose of this case study is to discuss the role of State bicycle/pedestrian coordinators. One particular focus is on hose coordinators should structure the mix of pedestrian and bike duties in their programs. ...more >