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Bicycle / Pedestrian / Non-Motorized / Urban / Community / Neighborhood Planning and Facility Design, Parking, Policies, Laws, and Statutes

Glossary Definitions of some of the terms transportation planners and engineers like to throw around.

Basic Non-Motorized Planning Principal An introduction to non-motorized transport planning for the non-professional bicycle activists.

Planning For Livability Organizing society so it is bicycle-, pedestrian- and environmentally-friendly

Bicycle Counter A fifty dollar device that counts bicycle traffic.

Bicycle Parking: Automatic Bicycle Rental / Bike Share Systems Suppliers High-tech, automated bicycle systems

Bicycle Parking: Equipment Manufacturers: Bike Rack, Bicycle Locker, Cycle Stand, Bike Storage, and Bicycle Stations

Bicycle Parking: Equipment Technical Specifications

Bicycle Parking: Event Bicycle Valet / Bike Corral Instructions How-to for secure temporary parking at a large event that will be attended by bicyclist.

Bicycle Parking Planning Criteria and resources for getting bike parking right!

Bicycle Statutes: State Laws and Codes (USA) One element affecting how conducive a community is for bicycling is the structure of vehicle laws and other statutes. The links on this page will help you survey the laws for state in the USA.

Calculating Multi-Mode Level-Of-Service Defining LOS for bicyclist, pedestrians and transit.

Full Cost Transportation Planning Measuring life-cycle cost in transport planning

Copenhagen installs traffic lights that give priority to bikes and buses

How the Dutch Got Their Cycle Paths  An inspirational YouTube video that shows the power of collaboration between citizens, politicians and technicians.

Korea: Selected Elements Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Engineering A survey bicycle and pedestrian facilities in South Korea

Policy, Planning And Design Designing good bicycle facilities can be more complex than it may first appears.  References to dozens of sources of information on making communities more bicycle-friendly .

Pollution Tickets Street theater against crimes against humanity

Re-Thinking Roads & HOV Lanes

Poland's Bicycle Policy New Polish laws favor bicyclist

Non-Motorized Transport In Africa

The Bicyclist's Dilemma In African Cities

Transportation Patterns In Nairobi Why are Nairobi's streets so hostile to bicycle and pedestrians?

Non-Motorized Transport In North, Central and South America

Cuba's Bicycle Policy Article from IBF News

Non-Motorized Transport In Asia and the Pacific Island

Paradise Lost: The Decline of Bicycle Transportation In Asia

Planning For Bicycles In Heterogeneous Traffic New Delhi, India study

Separated Bike Lanes: Safer Streets for Everyone Infographic published in 2015

IBF's Bicycle / Development / Sustainability Bibliography / Reading List



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