Evaluation Standards & Guides



57 documents found

Freight Transport Association Cycling Code

In June 2011 the UK's Freight Transport Association (FTA) launched a Cycling Code designed to reduce the number of collisions between commercial vehicles and cyclists.

Fri 24th Jun 2011

Providing bicycle facilities as part of transport projects

This document, published by the Victorian Department of Transport outlines criteria that must be considered by those planning and designing transport projects to determine whether to include bicycle facilities and the application process.

Fri 29th Apr 2011

Integrated Transport Assessment Guidelines

This research provides a methodology for assessing the effects of a development proposal within the context of the New Zealand regulatory structure. The guidelines are based on the varying scopes of assessment (simple, moderate, broad and extensive).

Wed 27th Apr 2011

Livability in Transportation Guidebook - Planning Approaches that Promote Livability

This publication explores how transportation planning and programs can improve community quality of life, enhance environmental performance, increase transportation and housing choice while lowering costs, and support economic vitality.

Mon 14th Mar 2011

Case studies and best-practice guidelines for risk management on road networks

This guidelines provide the minimum requirements of an integrated risk framework, and also describe in detail ways to overcome some practical obstacles to the effective use of the risk management process.

Tue 21st Dec 2010

Rail Trail Establishment Guidelines

This guide, published by Rail Trails Australia and updated in 2011, provides an overview to establishing and maintaining a rail trail. It covers planning, infrastructure options and promotions. It also includes an extensive list of resources from Australia and overseas.

Mon 27th Sep 2010

Cycle Tourism Resource Kit for Regional Communities

The cycle tourism resource kit is designed as a 'one stop shop' to provide the key information, planning templates and contacts regional and rural communities will need to develop cycle tourism in their area. It includes resources to help plan, construct, develop, market and evaluate cycle tourism projects.

Mon 27th Sep 2010

The Hidden Health Costs of Transportation

This report outlines how the connection between health and the built environment impacts the pocketbook; it also provides a summary of the process of planning, funding and building transportation systems, and discusses key opportunities for public health professionals to get involved in the process. 

Mon 27th Sep 2010

Health economic assessment tools (HEAT) for walking and for cycling. Methodology and user guide.

This booklet summarizes the tools and guidance developed to facilitate this shift: the methodology for the economic assessment of transport infrastructure and policies in relation to the health effects of walking and cycling; systematic reviews of the economic and health literature; and guidance on applying the health economic assessment tools and the principles underlying it.

Mon 27th Sep 2010

Healthy Planning Policies A Compendium from California General Plans

This compilation reflects a growing diversity of strategies for integrating health into planning, but these examples are still probably best considered the work of “early adopters.”

Mon 27th Sep 2010