Bicycling Strategy Paper References


American Obesity Association. AOA Fact Sheets.

Barnes, Gary. 2004. The Benefits of Bicycling in Minnesota.

Barnes, Gary, Kristin Thompson, and Kevin Krizek.

California Department of Transportation. 2005. Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities in California: A Technical Reference and Technology Transfer Synthesis for Caltrans Planners and Engineers.

Cerreno, Allison L.C. de and My Linh H. Nguyen-Novotny. January 2006. Pedestrian and Bicyclist Standards and Innovations in Large Central Cities. Rudin Center for Transportation and Management. Retrieved from:

Center for Neighborhood Technology and the Surface Transportation Policy Project. 2005. Driven to Spend: Pumping Dollars out of Our Households and Communities.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System.

Chicago Area Transportation Study. 2007. 2030 Regional Transportation Plan.

Chicago Area Transportation Study. 2004. Task 2 Report: Existing Conditions and Regional Trends.

Dill, Jennifer and Theresa Carr. 2003. Bicycle Commuting and Facilities in Major US Cities. Transportation Research Record.

Emily Drennen. 2003. Economic Effects of Traffic Calming on Urban Small Businesses, Masters Thesis. San Francisco State University.

Federal Highway Administration. Bicycle and Pedestrian Connections to Transit: Lesson 9. Retrieved from:

Frank, Lawrence D., Martin Andresen, and Thomas Schmid. 2004. Obesity Relationships with Community Design, Physical Activity, and Time Spent in Cars.

Litman, Todd. 2004. Quantifying the Benefits of Non-motorized Transportation for Achieving Mobility Management Objectives.

Nelson, Arthur and David Allen. 1997. If You Build Them, Commuters Will Use Them: Association between Bicycle Facilities and Bicycle Commuting. Transportation Research Record.

Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission. 2006. 2040 Regional Framework Plan.

Poindexter, Gavin, Kevin J. Krizek, Gary Barnes, and Kristen Thompson. 2007. Guidelines for benefit-cost analysis of bicycle facilities: refining methods for estimating the effect of bicycle infrastructure on use and property values.

Pucher, John and Lewis Dijkstra. 2003.  Netherlands and Germany. Public Health Matters - American Public Health Association. Retrieved from:

Tresidder, John. 2005. Using GIS to Measure Connectivity. Portland State University.

U.S. Department of Transportation, 2005. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes as a Leading Cause of Death in the U.S., 2002 – A Demographic Perspective.

U.S. Department of Transportation. 1999. FHWA Guidance: Bicycle and Pedestrian Provisions of Federal Transportation Legislation.

U.S. Department of Transportation. FHWA University Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation.

Webbel, Suzanne. 2000. Trail Effects on Neighborhoods: Home Value, Safety, Quality of Life.

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