Bicycle and Pedestrian Design:
ADA Guidelines and Resources: Accessible Design
Bicycle Parking Guidelines
Complete Streets: As of October 1, 2010, a new law requires that all transportation projects consider the needs of all users (including bicyclists, pedestrians, the disabled, and transit users) in all phases of projects. For more information on Complete Streets, go to the national Complete Streets clearinghouse: www.completestreets.org.
CRCOG has created a powerpoint slide show discussing Complete Streets and principles of walkability and bikeability. You can download the presentation here or contact Sandy Fry, email@example.com, 860-522-2217 x220, if you would like her to make this presentation in your town.
Complete Streets: The New York City Experience. Over the past several years, New York City has been remaking its streets to better accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists. You can get a look at many of the changes in this presentation that was made by Ryan Russo, Assistant Traffic Commissioner for NYCDOT at the April 2011 National American Planning Association conference in Boston.
Context Sensitive Solutions in Designing Major Urban Thoroughfares for Walkable Communities, an ITE Proposed Recommended Practice
Flexibility in Highway Design
Integrating Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities in Constrained ROW powerpoint presentation
See pages 6 and 7 particularly for information on roadway lane widths.
New MUTCD (Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices) Bike and Ped Features
Link to full MUTCD
Pedestrian Safety Countermeasure Deployment Project, a report published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
Benefits of Street Trees
CRCOG Class: Bicycle Safety and Design Workshop for Town Engineers and Planners: CRCOG has developed a 4-hour workshop on bicycle safety and infrastructure. This class will help you to look at your roadway infrastructure from the point of view of a bicyclist. The class is designed for town engineers and town planners and will include in class time and on bike time. The course is taught by League of American Bicyclists’ Cycling Instructors (LCIs) who also work in the field of transportation. Contact Sandy Fry, firstname.lastname@example.org, 860-522-2217 x220, if you would like to schedule a class in your town.
Information about the "Bicycle Friendly Community Program"
Safe Routes to Schools