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Noteworthy Local Policies That Support Safe and Complete Pedestrian and Bicycle Networks

While much of the focus on bicycle and pedestrian travel is on building new infrastructure, policy (laws, regulations, ordinances, and procedures) plays a critical role in shaping how we use and manage our transportation systems.  The Federal Highway Administration developed this guide to provide local and state agencies with tools to complement new infrastructure and […]

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Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide

Alta, in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, developed The Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide. The guide translates existing street design guidance and facility types for bicycle and pedestrian safety and comfort for the smaller scale places not addressed in guides such as the NACTO Street Design Guide […]

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NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide

The purpose of the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide (part of the Cities for Cycling initiative) is to provide cities with state-of-the-practice solutions that can help create complete streets that are safe and enjoyable for bicyclists. The NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide is based on the experience of the best cycling cities in the world. […]

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Bicycle Interactions and Streetcars: Lessons Learned and Recommendations, 2008

This report includes an international literature review and facilities recommendations for minimizing the hazards that streetcar facilities present to bicyclists. As more and more cities build streetcar networks, bicycle/streetcar issues are becoming an important topic. This report adds to the body of knowledge on the subject. Bicycle Interactions and Streetcars: Lessons Learned and Recommendations

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