Promotion Resources and Research

web Surface Transportation Policy Project, Surface Transportation Policy Project
The Surface Transportation Policy Project is a diverse, nationwide coalition working to ensure safer communities and smarter transportation choices that enhance the economy, improve public health, promote social equity, ...more >
document Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares, Institute of Transportation Engineers
This report has been developed in response to widespread interest for improving both mobility choices and community character through a commitment to creating and enhancing walkable communities. ...more >
document Pathways for People, Rodale Press, Parkwood Research Associates
This document presents the survey questions and results concerning respondents bicycling, walking, and running habits, and their access to multiuse pathways. ...more >
document World Class Streets, Public Roads Magazine
New York City is transforming itself into a metropolis that is friendly to bicyclists, pedestrians, and transit riders. Learn how the Big Apple is doing it. ...more >
document Socioeconomics of Urban Travel: Evidence from the 2001 NHTS, Transportation Quarterly
This paper summarizes the socioeconomic issues with the transportation system as illuminated by the 2001 National Household Travel Survey. ...more >
document Identifying and Measuring Urban Design Qualities Related to Walkability, Journal of Physical Activity and Health
This project has developed operational definitions and measurement protocols for subtler urban design qualities believed to be related to walkability. ...more >
document A Walkable Community Brochure, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This brochure is intended for safety practitioners, advocates, and other special road users who want to create "walkable/bikable" communities. ...more >
document Strategies and Resources for Mayors to Support Bicycling and Walking, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
This flier explains all the ways that Mayors can promote bicycling and walking in their communities. ...more >
web Active Living by Design, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, UNC School of Public Health.
Active Living by Design is a national program that establishes innovative approaches to increase physical activity through community design, public policies and communications strategies. ...more >
document Street Design: Part 1 - Complete Streets, Federal Highway Administration
From policy statements to programs and planning, opportunities abound for improving the accessibility of the transportation system for all users. ...more >