Planning Resources and Research

web St. Louis Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, East-West Gateway Council of Governments
The St. Louis Bicycle and Pedestrian Program includes projects to develop a level of service map for bicyclists and a citizen advisory committee. ...more >
document Pathways to Prosperity: The Economy Impact of Investments in Bicycle Facilities, North Carolina Department of Transportation, Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation
This study examines the value of public investment in bicycle facilities and determine the economic benefits accrued in the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina. ...more >
web Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Information, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
This site provides the state bicycle and pedestrian plans, in addition to safety and crash information for citizens and instructors. ...more >
document Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities in California, California Department of Transportation
The primary purpose of this document is to provide Caltrans staff with a synthesis of information on non-motorized transportation. ...more >
web Northwestern University Traffic Institute, Northwestern University
The Northwestern University Center for Public Safety and Traffic Institute provides information on available courses, training sessions, and conferences. ...more >
document Real Intersection Design, Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University, New Jersey Department of Transportation Office of Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs
This report documents a workshop created to deal with poor intersection design in Ocean City. ...more >
document Health Impacts of the Built Environment, Institute of Public Health in Ireland
This review is the third in the series and illustrates how the built environment impacts on health. ...more >
document National Scan of Actions to Address the Relationship between Built Environments, Physical Activity and Obesity, Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC), Public Health Agency of Canada
This report reviews recent literature on health and the built environment, and discusses various related organizations and the resources they offer. ...more >
document Report on Public Health and Urban Sprawl in Ontario, Ontario College of Family Physicians
This report summarizes pertinent information on the relationship between urban sprawl and health. It serves to identify the key issues that are relevant to the growing number of sprawl-related health problems in Ontario which is comparable to US situations and is far worse compared to Europe. ...more >
document Bicycling in Washington, DC: A Call to Action, Washington Area Bicyclist Association
This report highlights needed improvements in six areas to increase bicycling in Washington, D.C. and offers three immediate action items for the District government. ...more >