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2 edition of Recommendations for pedestrian, bicycle and transit friendly development ordinances. found in the catalog.

Recommendations for pedestrian, bicycle and transit friendly development ordinances.

American Planning Association. Oregon Chapter. Transportation Rule Working Group.

Recommendations for pedestrian, bicycle and transit friendly development ordinances.

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Published by The Group in Salem, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pedestrians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Oregon.,
  • Cycling -- Law and legislation -- Oregon.,
  • Local transit -- Law and legislation -- Oregon.,
  • Traffic regulations -- Oregon.,
  • Model ordinances -- Oregon.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsOregon. Dept. of Land Conservation and Development., Oregon. Dept. of Transportation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15526644M

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Recommendations for pedestrian, bicycle and transit friendly development ordinances. by American Planning Association. Oregon Chapter. Transportation Rule Working Group. Download PDF EPUB FB2

6 Pedestrian and Bicycle-Friendly Policies, Practices, and Ordinances Table 1: Sidewalk Zone System Dimensions Zone Minimum Width Curb Zone mm (6 in) Planter/Furniture Zone mm (24 in) [ m (48 in) if planting trees] Pedestrian Zone m (60 in) Frontage Zone mm (30 in)* Total Sidewalk Corridor m (10 ft)*.

A3B Committee on Pedestrians Chairman: Ann Hershfang, WalkBoston Pedestrian Transportation A Look Forward RICHARD BLOMBERG, Dunlap & Associates GIHON JORDAN, City of Philadelphia Department of Streets RICHARD KILLINGSWORTH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CAROLYN KONHEIM, Konheim & Ketcham For some, walking is the primary mode of transportation.

Bicycles & Transit. Linking bicycles and transit together is a win-win proposition. Bicycle friendly transit vehicles and stations provide cyclists with expanded travel options, and expand transit ridership by helping people more easily access transit stations. A Primer for Smart Growth. Pedestrian- and Transit-Friendly Design: A Primer for Smart Growth () describes 12 pedestrian- and transit-friendly features for communities.

The report contains photos from walkable places and graphics reproduced from award-winning design manuals. Emphasize pedestrian, transit and bicycle linkages between the CBD core and the major areas of influence surrounding the core, to lessen dependence on the private automobile.

Enhance High Capacity Transit use through the provision of adequate access for pedestrians and bicycles at bus stops, transit centers, park-and-ride lots and transit stations. This primer is based on Pedestrian- and Transit-Friendly Design, a manual prepared for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the American Planning Associa-tion (APA).

The primer and manual draw pri-marily on three sourcesŠthe classic urban de-sign literature, the best transit-oriented design manuals, and our own transit-related. Determining the proper width of a pedestrian space is more complex than it initially appears. Sidewalks are divided into imaginary lanes: the two or three feet adjacent to store windows acts as a "viewing space" for window shoppers; while at the curb, people generally keep a foot distance between themselves and trees, signposts, traffic signs, etc., thus creating a second lane.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Program The Regional Planning Commission’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Program is working to create walkable and bikeable communities for the citizens of Southeast Louisiana. Through the programs and initiatives listed below, we aim to raise awareness, promote safety and encourage increased walking and bicycling.

The continued development of a community’s network of bicycle and pedestrian facilities not only makes bicycling and walking a more viable mode of transportation, but it also contributes to an enhanced quality of life Recommendations for pedestrian its residents—benefits may include increased public health, community development, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN CONNECTIONS TO TRANSIT FHWA 9 - 3 Pedestrian Access to Transit Walking is the most environmentally friendly and low-cost way to get people to and from public transportation. When given sidewalks or traffic-calmed streets to walk along, safe and convenient ways to cross streets, and a comfortable andFile Size: KB.

Mobility Master Plan Pedestrian and Bicycle Design Guidelines The City of Tacoma has been working to implement on-street projects to encourage walking and cycling, improve safety and accessibility, and enhance the quality of the walkway and bikeway networks File Size: 6MB.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety. Photo caption: Individuals bicycling on roadway shoulder, courtesy of Pedestrian and Bicycle Informaton Center. Safety is the top priority of the U.S. Department of Transportation () and many of the U.S.

DOT operating administrations play a role in improving safety for pedestrians and bicyclists. The document identifies many “pedestrian-friendly design principles” that will need to be addressed by the plan. Some of these principles include: Ensure adequate clear width on sidewalks and other walkways.

Use buffers such as curb parking, tree lawns, and bike racks to separate pedestrians from motor vehicle traffic. Bicycle & Pedestrian Project Development & Design Guidance Design guidelines, bicycle accommodations types, and bicycle route signing and mapping.

Connect NCDOT > Projects > Bike & Pedestrian > Bicycle & Pedestrian Project Development & Design Guidance. Building and zoning ordinances should require bicycle parking at all major trip attractors. Communities are encouraged to maintain existing pedestrian and bicycle linkages within development areas and provide new ones where appropriate and feasible.

For example, cut. The goal of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Action Plan Program is to document the County’s extensive pedestrian and bicycle safety efforts to date and Analyze crash data and crash typing to identify location and behavioral factors that contribute to crashes.

Manual on Pedestrian and Bicycle Connections to Transit (Report ) ftareportnopdf This manual provides a compendium of best practices to help transit and other transportation professionals improve pedestrian and bicycle safety and access to transit, including information on evaluating, planning for, and implementing improvements to Location: New Jersey Avenue, S.E.

Here you can learn more about Florida's bicycle and pedestrian facilities, easily navigate related internal and external websites and contact your FDOT District Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator. FDOT is a de-centralized agency and most programmatic decisions are made at the District level.

The book compiles best practices to help transit and other transportation professionals improve pedestrian and bicycle safety as well as access to transit. This includes guidance on evaluating, planning for, and implementing infrastructure improvements.

It also provides a review of the research to back up what these practices do and why they work. The Greenbook's guidance for pedestrian and bicycle facilities is based on the principles that all new highways [i.e., any "public way for purposes of traffic"], except limited access highways, should be designed and constructed under the assumption they will be used by pedestrians.

transit, pedestrian, and bicycle traffic as part of a balanced multi-modal transportation system. • Policy Improve pedestrian and bicycle access to transit facilities. • Policy Provide sufficient pedestrian movement space with a minimum of pedestrian congestion in accordance with a pedestrian street classification system.

Active Transportation Plan. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has completed its first Active Transportation Plan, which is an update to the Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan.

The Active Transportation Plan outlines a vision and framework for improving conditions for walking and bicycling across Pennsylvania, most notably for those Pennsylvanians who walk. The Regional Bicycle Network (RBN) is a vision for a future, interconnected bicycle network that connects regional destinations across the four-county region.

This effort is to facilitate cross-jurisdictional planning for bicycle connectivity and highlights key gaps and missing links. The RBN is built from the existing networks of trails, bicycle lanes, and neighborhood greenways. Pedestrian Safety Guide for Transit Agencies 1 Introduction The primary goal of transit providers is to carry passengers between residences, employment and other destinations in a safe, convenient, efficient and reliable manner.

The physical safety of passengers is vital to the success of any transit. The Minnesota Statewide Bicycle System Plan lays out Statewide and District recommendations for developing the State bicycle network.

Intermodal Transportation Planning and Development: A Closer Look at Linking Transit to Bicycling and Walking shows a range of improvements to the Sun Tran system to better connect to transit in Tucson, Arizona.

Illustrated Checklist of Design Concepts for Pedestrian and Bicycle Friendly Environments enhance private and public pedestrian and bicycle environments and 2) Specific Design Guidelines related to pedestrian, bicycling, transit enhancements, as well as traffic calming measures.

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PEDESTRIAN & BICYCLE PLAN APRIL APPENDIX D: CONCEPTUAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PEDESTRIAN PRIORITY CORRIDORS AND INDIVIDUAL LOCATIONS T or ior ridor C P A ver ollow. N B A A E. 56 Philadelphia Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan.

Recommendation. This study recommends a pedestrian crosswalk walking speed value of m/s ( ft/s) for most conditions, consistent with recommendations described in the Literature Review for Chap Pedestrians, of the Highway Capacity Manual from several sources.

In areas with large numbers of older pedestrians, this study recommends a crosswalk walking speed value of m/s, a. Pedestrian-Oriented Features | Guide for Transit-Oriented Development June 6 Frequent access points and local connections help distribute traffic and create a pedestrian friendly street network.

(The dimensions shown here are maximum desirable separations; more frequent connections are preferred). H-GAC's Livable Centers Program works with local communities to identify specific recommendations, such as pedestrian and bicycle facilities, that foster the development of Livable Centers.

Livable Centers, with concentrations of residential and employment land uses, support more trips. This site is funded by the U.S.

Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and maintained by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center within the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research read our Usage Guidelines.

Technical Report 6: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. Final Adopted Plan. January. connectivity to transit, making the region more user-friendly for multimodal commuter Economic Development Potential 5 5% Intermodal 5 5% Local Match 5 20% Trail Surface 5 10%.

2 DRAFT Bailey Road Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvement Plan Introduction These scenarios outlined alternative methods of improving pedestrian and bicycle safety and access along Bailey Road through a variety of measures including: • Modifications to the State Route 4 (SR4) interchange.

Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning. The CSPDC administers a Bicycle and Pedestrian Program that operates through the Harrisonburg-Rockingham and Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organizations as well as the Rural Transportation Program assists in the planning, programming, construction, and marketing of the Region’s bicycle and pedestrian resources.

Transportation Officials Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities (), Michigan Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Terminology (March ), and the National Association of City Transportation Officials Urban Bikeway Design Guide (March ) and Urban Street Design Guide Bicycle Zone, Parking/Transit Stop Zone or.

ODOT Educational Campaigns & Programs. Safety Campaigns for Kids – Visit ODOT’s Safe Routes to School program website for educational videos and media toolkit.; Oregon Friendly Driver - FREE minute interactive class to educate all drivers on the best and safest ways to use the road with people walking or riding bikes.

Every Intersection is a Crosswalk: ORS states that a. Public Policies for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety and Mobility approaches to pedestrian and bicycle transportation, as well rated implementation actions was the development of a policy review for bicycling and walking safety and mobility.

This report is the result of that recommended implementation action. Introduction. Impact, or piezometric, sensors or tubes use a change in pressure to detect a pedestrian or a person riding a bike.

Sensors are fixed at a particular location while tubes can be easily moved. Sensors are more commonly used for pedestrian and bicycle data collection, while. The print version of TCRP Report is accompanied by a CD-ROM that includes a station access planning spreadsheet tool that allows trade-off analyses among the various access modes--automobile, transit, bicycle, pedestrian, and transit-oriented development--for different station types.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Circulation The character and design of the public right-of-way near transit stations is critical to promoting transit use and active transportation in general. Ensuring improved accessibility, comfort, and safety for all users of the roadway should be a primary goal for new development near transit.

The pedestrian and bicycle element of the CIP represents the agency’s plan to make physical improvements at stations to facilitate the realization of these goals. • Transit Oriented and Joint Development: Walkable and bikeable station areas will have a positive and mutually reinforcing impactFile Size: 1MB.Bicycle and pedestrian travel is vital to the region's public health, transportation, and the economy.

CDTC believes that encouraging bicycle and pedestrian travel is a socially, economically, and environmentally responsible and healthy approach to improving the performance of our transportation system.U.S. DOT Pedestrian and Bicyclist Road Safety Assessments A Message about Pedestrian & Bicyclist Safety Ensuring pedestrian and bicycle safety is an important goal across the U.S.

Department of Transportation. In the fall ofI announced the Safer People, Safer Streets initiative with the goal of improving pedestrian and bicycle safety.