North Carolina: Planning and Designing Local Pedestrian Facilities

North Carolina Department of Transportation


The manual demonstrates design details for pedestrian treatments and traffic calming. It contains a table of sidewalk placement and width recommendations according to street type and gives individual consideration to pedestrians with disabilities as well as pedestrians in school and work zones. The manual focuses on signage and signalization, treatments often overlooked in pedestrian design manuals. The manual finishes with a comprehensive matrix summarizing pedestrian problems and possible solutions. The manual may be ordered at no cost from the website listed below.

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