Planning Resources and Research

document Technical Brief: Innovative Financing for Transportation Enhancements Projects, National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse
This report discusses various funding sources for Transportation projects using a number of resources readily available to all communities. The document uses local case studies to illustrate the successful use of several types of legislative provision. ...more >
web Turner Fairbank Highway Safety Research Center Library, Turner Fairbank Highway Safety Research Center
This page contains links to all the publications and research material developed by the Turner Fairbank Highway Safety Research Center. ...more >
document Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel Demand Forcasting, Texas Transportation Institute, Federal Highway Administration
This report summarizes data collection activities performed at eight different sites in Texas urban areas. ...more >
document The Effect of Crosswalk Markings on Vehicle Speeds in Maryland, Virginia, and Arizona, Federal Highway Administration
This study examines the effect of pavement markings on pedestrian safety at six sites in three states. ...more >
document Evaluation of Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities, Texas Transportation Institute, Federal Highway Administration
This report describes research conducted to evaluate bicycle and pedestrian facilities (i.e. shared use trails) with user satisfaction and perception surveys. ...more >
document Building Livable Communities with Transit, Federal Transit Administration
This booklet presents some of the successes - in terms of planning, development, and implementation - of the community-sensitive transportation facility development process. ...more >
document Centers for Disease Control Injury Fact Book, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This document looks at the nature and costs of injuries in the United States. Information on pedestrian injuries may be found on page 66 of the document, and information on road traffic safety starts on page 71. ...more >
document How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, Federal Highway Administration
How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan offers guidance that can help municipalities determine and solve their pedestrian safety concerns, from identifying pedestrian safety problems to obtaining funding and enacting change. ...more >
document Changing Directions: Federal Transportation Spending in the 1990s, Surface Transportation Policy Project
In this report, the Surface Transportation Policy Project analyzes ten years of data from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Fiscal Management Information System as well as reports from the Federal Transit Administration that track how the states have spent federal transportation dollars. ...more >
web Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Highway Administration
The Federal Highway Administration website provides information on a wide variety of policy documents and national statistics. ...more >