Planning Resources and Research

web Planning for Bicyclists, Pedestrians, and Transit Riders, Montana Department of Transportation
Transportation planning strategies to help promote walking, biking, and transit use as well as integrate such travel modes into the local community planning realm provided by the Montana DOT. ...more >
document The Economic Impact of Bicycling in Wisconsin, Governor's Bicycle Coordinating Council, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
This economic overview shows how Wisconsin's investments in bicycling generate significant returns in the form of public health and safety, economic development and job growth. ...more >
web Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
National membership group for planners, engineers, advocates, academics working to improve conditions for bicycling and walking. ...more >
document Relationship Between Urban Sprawl and Physical Activity, Obesity, and Morbidity, American Journal of Health Promotion, Vol 18.1
This ecologic study reveals that urban form could be significantly associated with some forms of physical activity and some health outcomes. ...more >
document The Economic Impact of Investments in Bicycle Facilities, North Carolina Department of Transportation, Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation
This study overview summarizes the results of a study of the economic impacts of bicycle facility investments in the North Carolina Outer Banks conducted in 2003. ...more >
web Center for Livable Communities, Local Government Commission
The Center for Livable Communities helps local governments and community leaders be proactive in their land use and transportation planning, and adopt programs and policies that lead to more livable and resource- ...more >
document Review of Guidelines and Standards for Accommodating Bicycles & Getting Bicycles Through Intersections, Rutgers' Voorhees Transportation Policy Institute
This paper provides a general overview of cycling conditions and facilities used in New Jersey and compares them with conditions and facilities used in various other places where cycling is a more common mode for general travel and commuting. ...more >
document Road Diets: Fixing the Big Roads, Walkable Communities
This paper explores the use of road diets to manage vehicular transportation. ...more >
document Safety in Numbers: More Walkers and Bicyclists, Safer Walking and Bicycling, Injury Prevention
This paper examines the relationship between the numbers of people walking or bicycling and the frequency of collisions between motorists and walkers or bicyclists. ...more >
document City of Bellevue Pedestrian & Bicycle Transportation Plan Report, City of Bellevue Transportation Department
This report contains information on the policies and projects in the Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Facility Plan, and describes the deliberative process that created it. ...more >