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Complete Streets Local Policy Workbook

In August 2012 Smart Growth America released their Complete Streets Local Policy Workbook. The workbook is intended to be used during the development of a city or county Complete Streets policy.


Wed 22nd Aug 2012

Fundamentals of Bicycle Boulevard Planning & Design

Bicycle boulevards are low-volume and low-speed streets that have been optimised for bicycle travel through treatments such as traffic calming and traffic reduction, signage and pavement markings, and intersection crossing treatments.


Mon 20th Aug 2012

Bicycle Road Safety Audit Guidelines and Prompt Lists

The guide includes an overview of basic principles of the safety of cyclists and potential issues affecting cyclists, as well as information on how to conduct an road saftey audit and effectively assess the safety of cyclists.


Thu 12th Jul 2012

Active Living Impact Checklist

The checklist supports Active Living as a fundamental design principle for new developments. The tool is designed for planning and design professionals and other interested stakeholders.


Mon 28th May 2012

NSW Planning Guidelines for Walking and Cycling
Planning and Designing Paths and Trails

This chapter from the 2004 NSW Planning Guidelines for Walking and Cycling examines the benefits of walking and cycling paths and trails and how path and trail planning issues can be addressed.


Tue 22nd May 2012

South East Queensland Active Trails Implementation Guidelines

The strategy aims to inform and guide future investment in recreation trail planning, development and management. The desired long-term outcome of the project is to facilitate the development of a network of regional and district trails for all trail-dependant recreational uses.


Tue 22nd May 2012

Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

This second edition, Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012, updates the field, featuring new challenges and the latest knowledge. 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.


Fri 11th May 2012

Sustainable Recreational Trails: Guidelines for the planning, design, and construction

These guidelines for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of recreational trails in South Australia were published in 2008 by the South Australian Trails Coordinating Committee.


Sat 14th Apr 2012

Rail Trail Signage Guide

Railtrails Australia published this guide to good practice for the design of signage for rail trails in 2004. The guidelines are intended for use on Railtrails throughout Australia.


Fri 13th Apr 2012

Open Streets Guide

Open streets initiatives temporarily close streets to automobile traffic, so that people may use them for just about any activity but driving. Open Streets Guide includes an introduction to open streets, best practices, 67 case studies and links to further resources.


Wed 22nd Feb 2012