Promotion Resources and Research

document Arizona: Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, Arizona Department of Transportation
This is a guide for making pedestrian-related transportation decisions at the State and local level. The plan provides a long-term agenda for implementing a system of pedestrian facilities on the ADOT State Highway System and seeks to coordinate the relationship between ADOT and smaller jurisdictions. ...more >
web Links to bicycle advocacy web sites provided by ProBicycle, ProBicycle
This page provides links to a variety of sites supporting vehicular cycling, including national, state, local, and advocacy orgranizations. ...more >
web Links to bicycle education and safety sites provided by Chainguard, Chainguard
This page provides links to safety and educational sites. ...more >
web Bicycle Friendly Community Campaign, League of American Bicyclists
The Bicycle Friendly Community Campaign is an awards program that recognizes municipalities that actively support bicycling. A Bicycle Friendly Community provides safe accommodation for cycling and encourages its residents to bike for transportation and recreation. ...more >
web How to Get More Bicyclists on the Road, Scientific American Magazine
An emerging body of research suggests that a superior strategy to increase pedal pushing could be had by asking the perennial question: What do women want? ...more >
document A Study of Land Use, Transportation, Air Quality, and Health (LUTAQH) in King County, WA, Lawrence Frank & Co., GeoStats, Inc, San Diego State University, University of Cincinnati
This research documents the impact of land use decisions and transportation investments and suggests strategies for allocating resources to encourage more compact, mixed use neighborhoods with more transportation choices. ...more >
document A Consumer's Guide to Bicycle Helmets, Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
This flyer provides information about helmets for bicyclists including reasons for wearing helmets and the proper way to fit them. ...more >
web Walkable Communities Library, Walkable Communities, Inc.
This website provides a selection of resources including richly illustrated posters demostrating levels of service and treatment options, in addition to a variety of short papers, checklist, sample brochures and more, ...more >
document Active Facts: Parks, Trails, and Recreation, Active Living Resource Center
This document stresses the importance of recreation in our everyday lives and the role that parks and trails play in encouraging active lifestyles. It provides indicators to assess your community recreational services. ...more >
document Active Living and Social Equity: Creating Healthy Communities for All Residents, International City/County Management Association
This guide explains the connections between active living and social equity, provides a toolbox of local government strategies for promoting active living equitably, and highlights notable examples of local initiatives from around the country. ...more >