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VicRoads Cycle Note 4: Clearway Bicycle Lanes

This 1999 Cycle Note discusses clearway bicycle lanes.  Bicycle lanes are a very effective way to provide for cyclists on the roads.  However, when a road has more than one operational layout, such as a Clearway which is in force only during certain times of the day, design issues are not always straightforward.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 2: Bicycle Lanes

The purpose of this 1999 edition of Cycle Notes is to encourage a consistent approach to the development of bicycle lanes, including signs, line marking and pavement symbols.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

ACT Design Standards for Urban Infrastructure - DS13 - Pedestrian and Cycle Facilities

These Design Standards are intended for use by professionals involved in the planning, design and construction of urban infrastructure in the ACT. They are intended to complement the appropriate National Standards and Guides and a detailed knowledge of those documents is assumed.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Building Sustainable Transport into New Developments

This document, published by the UK Department of Transport in 2008, provides advice on building an effective sustainable transport system in new developments, from the planning to the implementation stage. It specifically relates to Growth Points and Eco-towns.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Cycle Infrastructure Design, UK Department of Transport

This guide, published by the UK Department of Transport, focuses on the design of cycle infrastructure in England, Wales and Scotland.  Topics covered include general design parameters, signing issues, network management, reducing vehicle speeds on cycle routes, among others.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

The NYC Street Design Manual: Guidelines for a Livable City

The Manual builds on the experience of innovation in street design, materials and lighting that has developed around the world, emphasizing a balanced approach that gives equal weight to transportation, community and environmental goals.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Healthy Spaces and Places Manual

Healthy Spaces and Places supports and complements planning and design initiatives throughout Australia. It is a single source of easy-to-find, practical information from experts in health, planning, urban design, community safety and transport planning.


Thu 16th Sep 2010

Healthy Urban Development Checklist

NSW Department of Health developed this Healthy Urban Development Checklist in 2009 as a guide for health services when commenting on development policies, plans and proposals.  This is an extensive discussion laid out in a highly detailed 192-page document.


Thu 16th Sep 2010

Healthy by design: a planners’ guide to environments for active living

This resource, produced by the National Heart Foundation of Australia in June 2004, is designed to make it easier for planners to incorporate healthier design considerations into daily planning decisions.


Thu 16th Sep 2010

Bikewest’s Bicycle User Group Manual

This 1998 document produced by Bikewest and the Bicycle Transportation Alliance in Western Australia is a how-to manual for bicycle user groups.


Thu 16th Sep 2010