Planning Resources and Research

web Links to state bicycle laws provided by Bicycle Coalition of Massachusetts, Bicycle Coalition of Massachusetts
This page provides links to bicycle laws around the country. ...more >
document A Toolbox for Alleviating Traffic Congestion and Enhancing Mobility, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
This document provides information on reducing congestion. ...more >
document Case Study No. 22: The Role of State Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinators, Federal Highway Administration
The purpose of this case study is to discuss the role of State bicycle/pedestrian coordinators. One particular focus is on hose coordinators should structure the mix of pedestrian and bike duties in their programs. ...more >
document Synthesis of Safety Research Related to Speed and Speed Management, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report presents a synthesis of research findings on the safety effects of speed, speed limits, enforcement, and engineering measures to manage speed. ...more >
web Bicycle/Pedestrian Trip Generation Workshop, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This document is a summary of the results of a 1996 FHWA sponsored workshop to discuss trip generation. ...more >
document Case Study No. 23: The Role of Local Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinators, Federal Highway Administration
This report provides a model for how a City, County or Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) can create a bicycle/pedestrian coordinator position that will most effectively accomodate, and encourage bicyclists and pedestrians. ...more >
document Health Impact Assessment of Proposed Atlanta Beltline, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Health Impact Analysis conducted for massive transit, pedestrian, and bicycle beltline project around Atlanta that takes advantage of unused railroads. ...more >
web Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Bureau of Transportation Statistics
This site freely offers extensive data, statistics, and reports concerning transportation in the United States in addition to an online bookstore. ...more >
document Case Study No. 24: Current Planning Guidelines and Design Standards Being Used by State and Local Agencies for Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities, Federal Highway Administration
It is the goal of this case study to define current planning guidelines and design standards that are being used by States and localities fo the development of bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and identify state- ...more >
web National Household Travel Survey, Federal Highway Administration
This page provides links to the National Household Travel Survey reports for each year it was published between 1969-2001. ...more >