Engineering Resources and Research

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 Camelback Pedestrian Underpass, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Pedestrian underpass with multiple safety features used to connect high-traffic destinations under a six-lane street in Pheonix. ...more >
document Thurston Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The only direct path for vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic traveling between the main residence halls and the central academic campus of Cornell University was congested with high traffic volumes. ...more >
document A Checklist for Accessible Sidewalks and Street Crossings, United States Access Board
ADA checklist for accessible sidewalks and street crossings. ...more >
document Traffic Calming to Enhance Pedestrian Safety, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
New York village uses a roundabout, colored crosswalks, curb extensions, and other treatments to improve pedestrian safety. ...more >
document A Resident's Guide for Creating Safe and Walkable Communities, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The Guide includes information, ideas, and resources to help neighborhood residents learn about issues that affect walking conditions; find ways to address or prevent these problems; and promote pedestrian safety. ...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 Norfolk Pedestrian Safety Initiatives, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Significant population growth in Norfolk requires pedestrian safety measures to accommodate growing and diverse pedestrian population. ...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 >
document Severance Circle Project, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Shopping mall that is unfriendly to pedestrian and bicycle use is retrofitted with sidewalks, pedestrian activated crossings, bicycle paths, and numerous other safety measures. ...more >