Planning Resources and Research

document Creating a Healthy Environment: The Impact of the Built Environment on Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This report looks at the impact that land-use decisions have on public health. "In this monograph, [the authors] decisions, discuss how they affect our health, and offer some suggestions on how public health professionals can collaborate with their colleagues in land- ...more >
web FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, Federal Highway Administration
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Program website presents information on funding, legislation, and design standards. It also provides federal publications related to pedestrian and bicycle issues. ...more >
web FHWA National Highway Institute, Federal Highway Administration
This site contains information on training courses, instructor certification, and fellowships offered by the National Highway Insitute. ...more >
web Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Research Page, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, Federal Highway Administration
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Research Web site provides information on issues and research related to improving pedestrian and bicyclist (pedalcyclist) safety. ...more >
document FHWA Office of Highway Safety, Federal Highway Administration
This site contains information aboutpolicy, facts and statistics, design guidelines, crash analysis, safety education, and more concerning both pedestrians and bicyclists. ...more >
document Pedestrian and Bicyclist Intersection Safety Indices, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, Federal Highway Administration
The primary objective of this study was to develop safety indices to allow engineers, planners, and other practitioners to proactively prioritize intersection crosswalks and intersection approaches with respect to pedestrian and bicycle safety. ...more >
web House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, United States House of Representatives
This website provides up-to-date information on legislation related to transportation and infrastructure in the United States. ...more >
document Bicycle and Pedestrian Provisions of Federal Transportation Legislation, Federal Highway Administration
The legislation has numerous provisions that relate to improving conditions for bicycling and walking and increasing the safety of the two modes. ...more >
document State and Regional Agencies Work with Community Members in Charleston, National Cooperative Highway Research Program Report on Transportation and Health
A partnership for health in Charleston, South Carolina, uses a citizen survey to help determine and ensure preferred allocation of transportation funds to pedestrian and bicycle facilities. ...more >
document Code of Federal Regulations 23, Part 652, United States Government Printing Office
This document provides policies and procedures relating to the provision of pedestrian and bicycle accommodations on Federal-aid projects, and Federal participation in the cost of these accommodations and projects. ...more >