Engineering Resources and Research

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 >
document Eighth United States-Japan Workshop on Advanced Technology in Highway Engineering, Federal Highway Administration
This report summarizes the 8th U.S.- Japan Workshop on Pedestrian and Nighttime Safety. Focus areas included general trends in the U.S. and Japan, funding, disabled and elderly pedestrians, Geographic Information Systems ( ...more >
document Tempe Crosscut Canal Multi-Use Path, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Shared use path in Tempe provides locally relevant public art and creates pedestrian and bicycle connections to neighborhoods and transit. ...more >
document Case Study No. 4: Measures to Overcome Impediments to Bicycling and Walking, Federal Highway Administration
This case study is designed as a resource to assist policymakers, facility planners, and public officials in developing programs to make thses modes more accessible to the general public. Findings are based on a detailed analysis of these relevant written studies, ...more >
document Saranac Lake River Walk, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Pedestrian and environmentally friendly riverwalk in Saranac Lake transforms downtown river into a community asset. ...more >
document Capitol Building Intersection Renovation, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Crosswalk redesign, land reductions, access management, and targeted enforcement used to create a safer pedestrian environment around Tallahassee capitol building. ...more >
document Interstate Interchange Pedestrian Enhancement, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
New sidewalks, fencing, bus shelters, bus turn-outs, and other amenities transform unsafe interstate interchange in Englewood into a pedestrian friendly gateway into the community. ...more >
document Designing Sidewalks and Trails for Access Part I, Federal Highway Administration
The guides Designing Sidewalks and Trails for Access Parts 1 and 2 provide the state of the art practice for applying the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and similar requirements to pedestrian facilities. ...more >
document Designing Sidewalks and Trails for Access Part II, Federal Highway Administration
This guidebook is the second part of a two-phase project focused on designing sidewalks and trails for access. It was created to provide planners, designers, and transportation engineers with a better understanding of how sidewalks and trails should be developed to promote pedestrian access for all users, ...more >
document Design and Safety of Pedestrian Facilities, Institute of Transportation Engineers
Design and Safety of Pedestrian Facilities, A Recommended Practice of the Institute of Transportation Engineers is intended to provide guidance on how to implement a comprehensive program of engineering, ...more >