Transit Resources and Research

web Rails to Trails Conservancy, Rails to Trails Conservancy
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nonprofit organization working with communities to preserve unused rail corridors by transforming them into trails, enhancing the health of America's environment, economy, ...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 Charlotte's South Corridor, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Charlotte adopts station area planning principles to ensure that areas surrounding all new light rail stations provide adequate pedestrian amenities and accessibility to transit. ...more >
web Victoria Transport Policy Institute, Victoria Transport Policy Institute
The Victoria Transport Policy Institute is an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative and practical solutions to transportation problems. ...more >
document Case Study No. 9: Linking Bicycle/Pedestrian Facilities with Transit, Federal Highway Administration
A number of transit agencies and local and State Governments have initiated efforts to improve nonmotorized transit access, but many major problems and opportunities have not yet been addressed. This report highlights some of these efforts and opportunities. ...more >
document City of Richmond Pedestrian Strategy, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
British Columbia city improves pedestrian safety through a five-point comprehensive pedestrian strategy that includes new crosswalk lighting and signage, accessible transit, education materials, and strategic partnerships. ...more >
document A Toolbox for Alleviating Traffic Congestion and Enhancing Mobility, Federal Highway Administration, Institute of Transportation Engineers
This document provides information on reducing congestion. ...more >
document Transit Waiting Environments, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Transit user survey identifies desired bus stop amenities and aids planning for improving existing and future stops, depending on several funding techniques. ...more >
document Health Impact Assessment of Proposed Atlanta Beltline, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Health Impact Analysis conducted for massive transit, pedestrian, and bicycle beltline project around Atlanta that takes advantage of unused railroads. ...more >
document Pedestrian Safety Initiative, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Local businessman works with local governments to improve pedestrian areas around bus stops in an area with a significant Hispanic population. ...more >