Planning Standards & Guides



143 documents found

Guide to Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Trail Bridges

This report explores the benefits and challenges encountered with the use of lightweight, low-maintenance, easily constructed fiber-reinforced polymer trail bridges.

Wed 31st Aug 2011

Safe Routes to School Noteworthy Practices Guide

This report provides a compendium of projects and practices in the Safe Routes to School Program. The Program was established in 2005 to encourage more children to walk and cycle to school and includes both infrastructure and non-infrastructure components.

Wed 24th Aug 2011

Cycle Campaigns in Denmark

In August 2011 the Danish Cycling Embassy released a compendium of 14 cycle campaigns. This catalogue gives an overview of campaigns for adults and children, their goals, how they worked in practice, and their results.

Tue 23rd Aug 2011

Designing Places for Active Living

In June 2010 the NSW Premier's Council for Active Living (PCAL) released a series of resources to support state government agencies, local councils and the development industry, to build environments that support active lifestyles.

Mon 1st Aug 2011

Workplace Travel Plans (Australia)

The NSW Premier's Council for Active Living (PCAL) has developed a series of resources designed to help employers develop Workplace Travel Plans. A travel plan typically includes support for walking, cycling, public transport and car sharing reinforced with promotion and incentives and the management of workplace parking.

Mon 1st Aug 2011

APHA Transportation and Health Toolkit

In May 2011 the American Public Health Association released on online toolkit to help build bridges between the public health and transportation communities. The health and transportation toolkit includes talking points, outreach materials and resources which can be downloaded for free.

Thu 28th Jul 2011

Cycling By Design

Cycling by Design is published by Transport Scotland for use by practitioners throughout Scotland. The primary focus of the document is the establishment of guidance to ensure consistent and appropriate design. 

Fri 22nd Jul 2011

Bicycle policies of the European principals: continuous and integral

This publication examines the policies of 10 cities characterised by a relatively high degree of bicycle use. The 10 town reports each paint a picture of the way bicycle policy has contributed to the high degree of bicycle use over time.

Mon 2nd May 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