Promotion Resources and Research

document Active Transportation Beyond Urban Centers, Rails to Trails Conservancy
This report highlights the importance of bicycling and walking outside of urban areas. ...more >
document Low-Stress Bicycling and Network Connectivity, Mineta Transportation Institute
The objective of this study is to develop measures of low-stress connectivity that can be used to evaluate and guide bicycle network planning. ...more >
document Public Bikesharing in North America: Early Operator and Use Understanding, Mineta Transportation Institute
This study evaluates public bikesharing in North America, reviewing the advances in technology and major events during its rapid expansion. ...more >
document Guide for Review and Assessment of Local Mobility Plans, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Center for Urban Transportation Research
This report sets forth a proposed practice to guide the review of mobility plans with respect to supporting alternative modes, reducing vehicle miles of travel, and enhancing the multimodal environment. ...more >
document Final Report for Phase I Study to Characterize the Market Potential for Non-Motorized Travel, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
The objectives of this effort were to identify factors that influence communities to walk and bike and to examine why, or why not, travelers walk and bike in their communities. ...more >
document Determinants of Bicycle Commuting in the Washington, DC, Region, Virginia Tech
This article examines the role of bicycle parking, cyclist showers, free car parking and transit benefits as determinants of cycling to work. ...more >
document Cycle-Rail Toolkit, Association of Train Operating Companies
This toolkit reviews existing practices that promote and enable accessibility of rail transit services for bicyclists. ...more >
document Nickerson Street Road Diet, Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Nickerson Street in Seattle, WA, was a difficult roadway for pedestrians to cross because it had four travel lanes and few pedestrian crossings. ...more >
document Cycling in New York: Policy Innovations at the Urban Frontier, World Transport Policy and Practice (Vol. 16, Summer 2010)
While New York City has made significant improvements for bicycling, much still needs to be done. This paper explores opportunities for expanding infrastructure and improving policy. ...more >
web CDC Transportation Recommendations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
These policy recommendations include promoting active transportation options, such as walking and bicycling, for improving health and quality of life. ...more >