Planning Resources and Research

document Bicycle Tourism: Texas' Untapped Resource, Texas Bicycle Coalition
This pamphlet describes the ways that bicycling can improve the local economy. ...more >
document Effective Visualization Techniques for the Public Presentation of Transportation Projects, New England Transportation Consortium, University of Connecticut
The purpose of this project was to look at ways to develop more coherent and effective approaches for presenting transportation projects to the public. ...more >
document Bicycling Renaissance in North America?, Transportation Research Part A
This article looks at the potential for growth in bicycling's modal share of trip choice. It considers recent trends in bicycle use in both the USA and Europe and discusses what factors limit further expansion of this transportation mode. ...more >
document Streets for People: Your Guide to Winning Safer and Quieter Streets, Transportation Alternatives
Streets for Poeple is a tool kit of solutions for traffic problems around New York City, which can be applied elsewhere. The document includes information of crashes, highlights case studies, and reviews a number of traffic calming measures. ...more >
multimedia Bike and Pedestrian Projects: Best Practices in New Jersey and Beyond, Transportation Policy Institute
This presentation shows examples of good pedestrian and bicycle design in New Jersey. It discusses the need for pedestrian and bicycle facilities and the impact that walkable designs have on public health. ...more >
web Study of Optimal Travel Speed Limits for Shared Travel, New Jersey Department of Transportation
This report summarizes the results of the work performed under the project Study of Optimal Travel Speed Limits for Shared Traffic. ...more >
document Bikeway Planning and Design, California Highway Design
This section of a design manual provides various design information for bikeway planning and design. Topics covered include facility selection, design criteria, design speeds, suface tolerances, and more. ...more >
document Blueprint for Better Biking: 40 Ways to Get There, Bicycle Transportation Alliance
This guide provides innovative solutions to substantially increase cycling in the Portland, Oregon, area. ...more >
web Transportation Cost and Benefit Analysis, Victoria Transport Policy Institute
This paper discusses the current and potential problems with automobile dependent societies. ...more >
web The Economic and Social Benefits of Off-Road Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities, National Bicycle and Pedestrian Clearinghouse
This article investigates the economic and social benefits of multi-use off-road trails. ...more >