Promotion Resources and Research

web Active Design Guidelines, NYC Department of Design and Construction
Provides architects and urban designers with a manual of strategies for creating healthier buildings, streets and urban spaces, based on the latest academic research and best practices in the field. ...more >
document Active Living Approaches by Local Government, International City/County Management Association
This paper discusses the results of surveys of local government officials regarding their ability to encourage active living in communities. ...more >
document Active Transportation Policy Issues, Victoria Transport Policy Institute
This paper provides background information on active transportation to facilitate discussion of national active transportation policy and legislation at the Active Transportation Roundtable. ...more >
document May is National Bike Month: Getting Started, League of American Bicyclists
This is a step-by-step guide to creating a successful National Bike Month event in your community, workplace, city, or state. ...more >
web League of American Bicyclists, League of American Bicyclists
The League of American Bicyclist's mission is "to promote bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America." ...more >
document Another Look at Germany's Bicycle Boom, World Transport Policy and Practice
This article attempts to determine the reason for the substantial increase in bicycling in Germany since the early 1970s. It considers two potential sources for the increase: urban planning and external social factors. ...more >
document Railbanking Factsheet, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
This fact sheet is resource for community members to use to help maintain rail easements and convert them to public trails. ...more >
document Rails-Trails and Community Sentiment, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
This report examines 125 trails that opened between January 1, 2021 and August 31, 2021 in an effort to accurately depict the level of opposition that trail projects routinely encounter. ...more >
document Be a Safe Bike Driver: Older Kids, League of Illinois Bicyclists
This flyer teaches older children how to safely ride their bikes on the road. The sheet gives safety tips and instructions for checking your bike and helmet. The reverse side is a letter to parents. ...more >
web Planning for Bicyclists, Pedestrians, and Transit Riders, Montana Department of Transportation
Transportation planning strategies to help promote walking, biking, and transit use as well as integrate such travel modes into the local community planning realm provided by the Montana DOT. ...more >