Infrastructure (Engineering)

Resources

Toward an Active California State Bicycle + Pedestrian Plan

Caltrans worked with a diverse group of stakeholders and the public to develop  Toward an Active California, a bike and pedestrian plan that will guide the planning and development of non-motorized transportation facilities and maximize the use of future investments on the State Highway System and other state facilities. View the plan here:

http://www.dot.ca.gov/activecalifornia/documents/Lo-Res_Final_ActiveCA.pdf

Federal Highway Administration's Bicycle and Pedestrian Program

Federal Highway Administration's Bicycle and Pedestrian Program website provides a variety of guidance, resources, publications, and website links for walking and bicycling. https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center is sponsored by FHWA. The Center provides a variety of reports, guides, training and technical assistance opportunities.  Their “Training and Events” page offers an extensive list of resources that are available. www.pedbikeinfo.org

Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System

Pedestrian Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System provides the user with online tools and information for engineering, education, and/or enforcement treatments to improve safety and/or mobility. This site is sponsored by FHWA. pedbikesafe.org/PEDSAFE/

Bicycle Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System

Bicycle Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System provides the user with online tools and information for engineering, education, and/or enforcement treatments to improve safety and/or mobility. This site is sponsored by FHWA. http://pedbikesafe.org/BIKESAFE/

FHWA's Office of Safety

FHWA's Office of Safety develops projects, programs and materials for use in reducing pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities. A variety of useful materials are available at: https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/

Links to additional Federal bicycle and pedestrian related websites: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/resources/federal/

Caltrans Highway Design Manual (HDM)

Caltrans Highway Design Manual (HDM) has been recently revised and includes the NEW Chapter 1000 Bicycle Transportation Design.  http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/oppd/hdm/hdmtoc.htm

NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide

NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide provides cities with solutions that can help create complete streets that are safe and enjoyable for bicyclists. http://nacto.org/publication/urban-bikeway-design-guide/

Transportation Research Board (TRB)

Transportation Research Board (TRB) promotes innovation and progress in transportation through research. The TRB offers a variety of resources including webinars and specialized subject matter presentation recordings. You can sign up to attend upcoming webinars or listen to recorded sessions of previous presentations. The webinars and recordings are available at the following links: