Engineering Resources and Research

document Geometric Design Practices for European Roads, International Technology Exchange Program, Federal Highway Administration
Presents examples of European design practice and operations. ...more >
document Implementing Bicycle Improvements at the Local Level, Federal Highway Administration, Bicycle Federation of America
Demonstrates what facility designs and operational practices can be used to enhance bicycle travel. ...more >
document Safety & Locational Criteria for Bicycle Facilities, Federal Highway Administration
This manual is designed to enable users to make judgements on the need for and the location and form of biyclc facilities. ...more >
document A Return on Investment Analysis of Bikes-on-Bus Programs, National Center For Transit Research, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida
This paper looks at the return on investment for Bikes-on-Bus programs. The document includes recommendations on how transit agencies can overcome rack capacity limitations. ...more >
document Rails with Trails: Lessons Learned, Federal Highway Administration
A research report about trails located near railroad and transit rights-of-way. ...more >
document Selecting Roadway Design Treatments to Accommodate Bicycles, Federal Highway Administration
Presents a methodology for selecting the most appropriate type of on- road bicycle facility. ...more >
document Denver Bike Map, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The goal was to create an easily-maintainable, readable, user-friendly map that clearly defined the location of current bike routes, lanes, and other facilities. ...more >
document A Review of the Impacts of the Towaway Reporting Threshold on a Highway Safety Program, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This study reviews the potential impacts of a towaway reporting threshold on the North Carolina Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) listings and on the locations and types of crash patterns identified on collision diagrams by field engineers. ...more >
document Conflicts on Multiple Use Trails, Federal Highway Administration
Presents a series of principles for more effective operations of multi use trails. ...more >
web Traffic Calming: State of the Practice, Federal Highway Administration, Institute of Transportation Engineers
Summarizes the various methods used to either slow or divert motor vehicle traffic. ...more >