Resources

Cycling and Walking Education

Traffic principles from the League of American Bicyclists
http://bikeleague.org/content/traffic-laws
Also check out the Bike Leagues Smart Cycling Quick Guide
http://www.bikeleague.org/quickguide

Cycling Savvy’s 10 Tips for Successful Cycling:
http://cyclingsavvy.org/about/ten-tips-for-successful-cycling/

Cascade Cycling Clubs “How to Ride in a Paceline” is an excellent resource–
https://www.cascade.org/ride-smart-paceline-tips

Safe Routes To Schools National Partnership’s traffic safety, walking and cycling curriculum–
http://saferoutespartnership.org/state/bestpractices/curriculum

Safe Routes To Schools
http://guide.saferoutesinfo.org/education/

Policy and Planning

recommended approach for accommodating bicyclists and pedestrians by the FHWA
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/design.cfm

Safer People, Safer Streets: Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Initiative
https://www.transportation.gov/safer-people-safer-streets

Strategic Agenda for Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/publications/strategic_agenda/

USDOT Policy Statement on Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodation Regulations and Recommendations
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/policy_accom.cfm

USDOT Strategic Plan 2014-2018 (Transportation for a New Generation)
https://www.transportation.gov/dot-strategic-plan

Technical Manuals

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/

Characteristics of Emerging Road and Trail Users and Their Safety, by FHWA
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/…/pavements/…/research/safety/04103/index.cfm

United States Access Board, Public Rights-of-Way, for ADA (persons with disabilities)
https://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/streets-sidewalks/public-rights-of-way

Recreational Trails Program guides for trail planning, design, construction, maintenance, operation, management, signs
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/recreational_trails/guidance/manuals.cfm

FHWA Designing Trails and Sidewalks for Access
https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/publications/sidewalk2/sidewalks213.cfm

FHWA Road Diet Program–
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/road_diets/info_guide/

Guides, References and Clearinghouse Resources

The FHWA’s flexible approach, with the AASHTO design guide as the standard–
https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/design_flexibility.cfm

Institute of Transportation Engineers’ (ITE) context sensitive solutions approach, including downloadable guides–
http://www.ite.org/css/

ITE Context Sensitive Solutions approach to designing walkable urban thoroughfares, web based guides–
traveled way design guides chapter http://www.ite.org/css/online/DWUT09.html
whole guide is here http://www.ite.org/css/online/index.html

The National Center for Bicycling and Walking’s design guides resource–
http://www.bikewalk.org/thepractice.php

FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Publications
https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/publications/

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