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Methods for Reducing Speeds on Rural Roads

This compendium presents information on speed as a contributor to rural road crashes. It provides information on treatments that can be used to address speed, either at key locations (curves, intersections or the approach to towns) or for routes in general. The main focus is on road-engineering-based treatments, but information is also provided on other approaches that may be used (e.g. enforcement and in-vehicle devices).


Fri 28th Mar 2014

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 9: Traffic Operations

Guide to Traffic Management Part 9: Traffic Operations is concerned with the day-to-day operations that support the provision of road services to road network users.


Fri 28th Mar 2014

Guide to Traffic Management
Part 4: Network Management

The Guide to Traffic Management Part 4: Network Management provides guidance on traffic management at a network level. It addresses network needs of the various categories of user, the characteristics of various types of network and, importantly, describes a planning process for balancing or prioritising the competing needs of different users.


Fri 28th Mar 2014

Queensland TMR
Separated Cycleways Guideline

This document aims to provide guidelines for the design of a direct, safe and comfortable cycle network for people of all ages and abilities.  The document supports the Austroads guides and provides supplementary information related to the design of separated bicycle infrastructure that encourages cycling for daily transport. 


Sat 11th Jan 2014

Bicycle facilities in Holland

This wiki, created by students at Northeastern University and Portland State University based on a summer program in 2011, collates the kind of bicycle route facilities you would expect to find in Holland.


Mon 23rd Dec 2013

Design Standards
Planetizen Courses: Bicycle-Friendly Streets:

Bike Friendly Streets: Design Standards present examples of how cities across the United States, and indeed globally, are redesigning their streets to not only accommodate but encourage bicycling. 


Thu 19th Dec 2013

VicRoads Supplements to Austroads Guides

These guides provide supplementary material to the Austroads Guides in a variety of areas.


Thu 19th Dec 2013

Cycling Embassy of Denmark - Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012 is not intended to be a summary of Danish road standards, but to provide inspiration and motivation for creating more and safer bicycle traffic – in Denmark as well as the rest of the world.


Mon 16th Dec 2013

Costs for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Infrastructure Improvements

This report from the US provides estimates of infrastructure costs by collecting up-to-date cost information for pedestrian and bicycle treatments from states and cities across the US. Using this information, researchers, engineers, planners, and the general public can better understand the cost of pedestrian and bicycle treatments in their communities and make informed decisions about which infrastructure enhancements are best suited for implementation. By collecting countrywide cost information, this database should contain useful information for any state or city, even if costs from that particular state or city are not included for a given treatment.


Mon 16th Dec 2013

America’s Rails with Trails

This guide is a resource for planners, agencies and advocates on trails along active railroad corridors.  It examines the charactistics of 88 existing rails-with-trails in 33 states, based on a survey of trail managers and the results of Rail Trails Commision's ongoing study.  It provides a collection of data, examples and practical tools to assist trail planners and advocates in increasing awareness of the rail-with-trail concept.


Mon 16th Dec 2013