Case Study No. 4: Measures to Overcome Impediments to Bicycling and Walking

National Bicycling and Walking Study

Federal Highway Administration

The primary goals of this study are to:

  1. present a single source summary of the safety and effectiveness of program and facility improvements
  2. determine the relative merits and deficiencies of specific improvements
  3. develop a set of strategic program philosophies based on objective and subjective assessments of critical issues in the decision to use or not use these modes
  4. provide guidance to decionmaker and planners in developing more cost effective tools for removing impediments to increased bicycling and walking
  5. identify methods to induce State and local governments to objectively evaluate future improvements

This report is one of twenty-four reports in the National Bicycling and Walking Study series.

Filed in: Engineering, Promoting Walking and Bicycling, Plans and Policies

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