Planning Resources and Research

document Cycling for Everyone, Transportation Research Record
This paper investigates how bicycling can be promoted as a safe and feasible means of transport for everyone and for all trip purposes. ...more >
document Cycling Safety on Bikeways versus Roads, Transportation Quarterly
This article compares the relative safety of cycling on traffic-separated bike lanes and bike paths compared to cycling on roadways in mixed traffic. ...more >
document Bicycling Boom in Germany, Transportation Quarterly
This article examines the dramatic boom in bicycling in Germany from the mid 1970s to the mid 1990s. ...more >
document National Bicycling and Walking Study - Ten Year Report, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT)
The US Department of Transportation released this 10-year Status Report to track its progress and activities towards implementing the National Walking and Bicycling Study. ...more >
document Bicycle Parking Guidelines, Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals pulled together a task force to develop recommendations on bicycle rack selection, location and placement. ...more >
document Guide to Promoting Bicycling on Federal Lands, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This report provides guidance to Federal land managers on how to promote bicycling. ...more >
document Environmental and Policy Determinants of Physical Activity in the United States, American Journal of Public Health
This study examined (1) descriptive patterns in perceived environmental and policy determinants of physical activity and (2) associations between these factors and behavior. The full text can be obtained through the American Journal of Public Health at the link below. ...more >
multimedia GIS Tools for Improving Pedestrian and Bike Safety, Federal Highway Administration
This TechBrief discusses the use of GIS software to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety. ...more >
web Active Community Environments Initiative (ACES), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Active Community Environments Initiative (ACES) promotes walking, bicycling, and the development of accessible recreation facilities. ...more >
document Roundabouts: An Informational Guide, Turner Fairbank Highway Safety Research Center
The guidance supplied in this document is based on established U.S. and international practices and is supplemented by recent research. ...more >