Planning Standards & Guides



143 documents found

Achieving Multimodal Networks

This publication is intended to be a resource for practitioners seeking to build multimodal transportation networks. It highlights ways that planners and designers can apply the design flexibility found in current national design guidance to address common roadway design challenges and barriers. It focuses on reducing multimodal conflicts and achieving connected networks so that walking and bicycling are safe, comfortable, and attractive options for people of all ages and abilities.

Fri 9th Sep 2016

Guidebook for Developing Pedestrian and Bicycle Performance Measures

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has developed a guidebook that outlines performance measures that integrate pedestrian and bicycle planning in ongoing management activities.

Mon 16th May 2016

Transportation and Health Tool

The tool provides data on a set of transportation and public health indicators for each U.S. state and metropolitan area that describe how the transportation environment affects safety, active transportation, air quality, and connectivity to destinations.

Mon 2nd Nov 2015

Active Cities: Designed to Move

This guide book provides a blueprint for creating active cities, whatever their size and wherever in the world they may be.

Fri 2nd Oct 2015

Increasing Walking & Bicycling

This resource describes different types of policies that local governments can use to increase bicycling and walking within their communities.

Thu 15th Jan 2015

Estimating Bicycling and Walking for Planning and Project Development

The Guidebook contains methods and tools for practitioners to estimate bicycling and walking demand as part of regional-, corridor-, or project-level analyses. 

Sun 10th Aug 2014

Draft London Cycling Design Standards

The London Cycling Design Standards (LCDS) is a technical document that should inform design options and promote an integrated and ambitious approach to delivering high quality infrastructure for cycling in all parts of London.

Thu 31st Jul 2014

Active Travel Guidance for Sports Stadia

This guidance aims to help people connected with sports club to be more physically active by encouraging them to adopt active modes of transport such as walking and cycling when they visit stadiums and facilities. 

Thu 31st Jul 2014

Cycling Embassy of Denmark - Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012

Collection of Cycle Concepts 2012 is not intended to be a summary of Danish road standards, but to provide inspiration and motivation for creating more and safer bicycle traffic – in Denmark as well as the rest of the world.

Mon 16th Dec 2013

Costs for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Infrastructure Improvements

This report from the US provides estimates of infrastructure costs by collecting up-to-date cost information for pedestrian and bicycle treatments from states and cities across the US. Using this information, researchers, engineers, planners, and the general public can better understand the cost of pedestrian and bicycle treatments in their communities and make informed decisions about which infrastructure enhancements are best suited for implementation. By collecting countrywide cost information, this database should contain useful information for any state or city, even if costs from that particular state or city are not included for a given treatment.

Mon 16th Dec 2013