Engineering Resources and Research

document Behavior of Bicyclist in Following, Transportation Research Board
A bicycle-following model presented in this paper represents the behavior of bicyclists as they follow each other in traffic stream without an opportunity or sufficient stimulus to overtake or pass a lead bicycle. ...more >
document Decision to Pass and Passing Maneuvers of Bicyclists, Transportation Research Board
This paper presents models to represent passing maneuvers of bicycles on both exclusive and on-street bicycle facilities. This resource can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board, or accessed by subscribers. ...more >
document Estimating Bicycle Usage on a National Cycle Network, Transportation Research Board
This research estimates the economic impacts of bicycle tourist based on cycling-related expenditure associated with trips made on the national network. This resource can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board, ...more >
document From TIGER to Audit Instruments: Using GIS-Based Street Data to Measure Neighborhood Walkability, Transportation Research Board
This paper explores how the path network around key urban destinations can be visually and quantitatively analyzed. This resource can be purchased through the Transportation Research Board, or accessed by subscribers. ...more >
document Determination of Appropriate Railing Heights for Bicyclists, National Cooperative Highway Research Program, American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
This study summarizes the bicycle railing height guidelines and specifications used by AASHTO, state departments of transportation (DOTs), international transportation agencies, and local governments. ...more >
document Development of Boulder's Multimodal System, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Boulder has leveraged natural advantages with a significant commitment, well-designed plans, and resourceful follow-through to build a multimodal system and institutionalize the accommodation of bicycling and walking on many levels. ...more >
document Planning for the Bicycle as a Form of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration
A Bikeway Systems Planning Manual for assisting public officials and bicycle enthusiast groups in designing and implementing safe and economic bikeways in the local community. ...more >
document A Guide to Best Practices for Achieving Context Sensitive Solutions, National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
This guide demonstrates how state departments of transportation (DOTs) and other transportation agencies can incorporate context sensitivity into their transportation project development work. ...more >
document Accessibility Guidebook for Outdoor Recreation and Trails, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), United States Forest Service (USFS)
This guidebook is intended to help designers and recreation professionals apply the Forest Service Outdoor Recreation Accessibility Guidelines (FSORAG) and Forest Service Trail Accessibility Guidelines ( ...more >
document State of the Art: Class I Bicycle Path Pavements, Federal Highway Administration
This report presents the state-of-the-art (at the time of writing) of Class I bicycle path pavements. ...more >