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August 31, 2015  

Separated bike lane planning and design guide

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design Guide . The Guide outlines planning considerations and design options for separated bike lanes... Read More About Separated bike lane planning and design guide
August 31, 2015  

Rochester area bike sharing program study

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority released a report that explores the feasibility of implementing a bike share system throughout Rochester, NY and the surrounding... Read More About Rochester area bike sharing program study
August 31, 2015  

Liability aspects of pedestrian facilities

The Transportation Research Board has published a Legal Research Digest (No. 65) on aspects of liability arising from pedestrian facilities.  The digest addresses legal claims that... Read More About Liability aspects of pedestrian facilities
August 25, 2015  

Index to design manual’s bicycle and pedestrian treatments

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center created the Design Resource Index to help practitioners find key information on non-motorized facilities and quickly navigate between resources by... Read More About Index to design manual’s bicycle and pedestrian treatments
August 25, 2015  

Practitioners’ guide to bike share

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) released its first "Practitioners' Paper," Walkable Station Spacing is Key to Successful, Equitable Bike Share .  The... Read More About Practitioners’ guide to bike share
August 25, 2015  

NCHRP’s Active Trans Priority Tool Guidebook

The Transportation Research Board's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) released " Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Along Existing Roads – ActiveTrans Priority Tool... Read More About NCHRP’s Active Trans Priority Tool Guidebook
August 18, 2015  

Study on the effects of removing parking for parklets

Philadelphia's University City District has released The Case for Parklets: Measuring the Impact on Sidewalk Vitality and Neighborhood Businesses , a new study indicating that reducing... Read More About Study on the effects of removing parking for parklets
August 18, 2015  

San Diego bike count program shows large increase

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), with the assistance of San Diego State University's Active Transportation Research , installed automated bike counters throughout San Diego... Read More About San Diego bike count program shows large increase
August 18, 2015  

Illinois Bike Summit, October 28 in Champaign

The League of Illinois Bicyclists, in partnership with Champaign County Bikes, invites you to attend the fourth annual Illinois Bike Summit , which will take place on October 28 in Champaign,... Read More About Illinois Bike Summit, October 28 in Champaign
August 10, 2015  

Promoting cycling among women

The League of American Bicyclists Women Bike program released " Engaging More Women in Bicycling ."  The report offers results and analysis of a survey administered by the Washington... Read More About Promoting cycling among women
August 6, 2015  

Engineer interviewed on Complete Streets approach

As follow-up to a webinar on the recent Safer Streets, Stronger Economies report, National Complete Streets Coalition (NCSC) staff interviewed webinar participant Dean Ledbetter, a Senior... Read More About Engineer interviewed on Complete Streets approach
August 6, 2015  

Societal costs and benefits of bicycle commuting

An article in the New Zealand journal Environmental Health Perspectives examines the societal costs and benefits of commuter bicycling.  Using system dynamic modeling, the study... Read More About Societal costs and benefits of bicycle commuting
August 6, 2015  

Bicycle crash study could guide design of bicyclist detection systems

A study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, " Cyclist Crash Scenarios and Factors Relevant to the Design of Cyclist Detection Systems ," reviews bicycle-vehicle crash data from... Read More About Bicycle crash study could guide design of bicyclist detection systems
July 28, 2015  

Advances and challenges in accessibility

A new post explores the impact of Americans with Disabilities Act has had since being enacted twenty-five years ago. Read More About Advances and challenges in accessibility
July 28, 2015  

Examination of crash report templates

An article in Injury Prevention examines crash report templates and the information collected in them.  These templates are designed for reporting crashes between motor vehicles, not... Read More About Examination of crash report templates
July 28, 2015  

America Walks practice briefs

America Walks , in partnership with Every Body Walk! Collaborative and expert Mark Fenton, has released Getting Started Practice Briefs .  The briefs are designed provide local... Read More About America Walks practice briefs
July 28, 2015  

Survey on protected bike lane design

People for Bikes' Green Lane Project is asking implementing agencies around the country to complete their new Survey of Cities on Protected Bike Lane Designs .  The survey is intended... Read More About Survey on protected bike lane design

Proposed CMAQ/TAP projects available for public review

CMAP has released the proposed projects for its Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) program and Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP). Read More About Proposed CMAQ/TAP projects available for public review
July 20, 2015  

Better bus stops

The Transportation Research Board's Transit Cooperative Research Program has published the synthesis report, " Better On-Street Bus Stops " which explores major issues and successful... Read More About Better bus stops
July 20, 2015  

Guide to evaluating Complete Streets projects

AARP and the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, released " Evaluating Complete Streets Projects: A guide for practitioners " to help transportation... Read More About Guide to evaluating Complete Streets projects
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