This publication is intended to be a resource for practitioners seeking to build multimodal transportation networks. It highlights ways that planners and designers can apply the design flexibility found in current national design guidance to address common roadway design challenges and barriers. It focuses on reducing multimodal conflicts and achieving connected networks so that walking and bicycling are safe, comfortable, and attractive options for people of all ages and abilities.
Fri 9th Sep 2016
Incorporating On-Road Bicycle Networks
The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released a report that provides guidance to transportation agencies for integrating bicycle facilities into their resurfacing program, including methods for fitting bicycle facilities onto existing roads, cost considerations, and case studies.
Thu 31st Mar 2016
Essentials of Bike Parking
The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) prepared this guide for people planning to purchase or install bike parking fixtures on a limited scale. It is a brief overview of APBP’s comprehensive Bicycle Parking Guidelines handbook, available at www.apbp.org.
Thu 1st Oct 2015
Separated Bike Lane Planning and Design Guide
The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released a report that outlines planning considerations for separated bike lanes and offers design options covering typical one- and two-way scenarios.
Mon 6th Jul 2015
Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Along Existing Roads—ActiveTrans Priority Tool Guidebook
This guidebook presents a tool and guidance that may be used to help prioritize improvements to pedestrian and bicycle facilities, either separately or together as part of a “complete streets” evaluation approach.
Wed 29th Apr 2015
Traffic Signal Guidelines for Bicycles
The Traffic Signal Guidelines for Bicycles report is intended to assist practitioners with planning, designing and implemention of traffic signals for bicycles in Canada.
Sat 14th Feb 2015
Increasing Walking & Bicycling
This resource describes different types of policies that local governments can use to increase bicycling and walking within their communities.
Thu 15th Jan 2015
Level of Service Metrics for Network Operations Planning
This report documents a level of service (LOS) framework for network operations that can be applied across various user groups (private motorists, transit users, pedestrians, cyclists and freight operators) and across various transport needs (mobility, safety, access, information and amenity).
Wed 14th Jan 2015
Recommended Bicycle Lane Widths for Various Roadway Characteristics
This report presents recommendations for bicycle lane widths for various roadway and traffic characteristics, including traffic volume, vehicle mix (i.e., percent trucks), lane width and/or total roadway width, and presence/absence of on-street parking.
Thu 9th Oct 2014
Draft London Cycling Design Standards
The London Cycling Design Standards (LCDS) is a technical document that should inform design options and promote an integrated and ambitious approach to delivering high quality infrastructure for cycling in all parts of London.