Browse: Active Transportation

These resources are designed to help you and your community support walking, bicycling, and safe routes to transit for people of all ages and abilities. Topics include securing funding to support active transportation goals, advancing Complete Streets policies, supporting equitable Vision Zero policies, incorporating active transportation into comprehensive plans, and more.

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Webinars

May 25, 2016

In honor of Bike Month, this webinar brings three perspectives on how to help families bicycle together: Family Biking Workshops and classes for all stages of family biking; Parent/youth summer programming with bike share; and Open Streets events.

Fact Sheets

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Traveling outside the neighborhood for food access can be complicated without a car. This two-page fact sheet describes why public transit matters for food access and strategies for improving healthy food access.

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

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Key takeaway:

  • Complete Streets approaches create a safe transportation network for all travel modes and for people of all ages and abilities. This report provides national trends in Complete Streets policies and highlights exemplary policies implemented in 2015.

Case Studies

This report provides an overview of current pedestrian safety data and research and discusses how states are using this and other information to address the issue.

Model Policies

NPLAN has surveyed existing law, conducted extensive legal research, and consulted with legal and policy experts to create these model laws (local ordinances and state statutes) and local and state/regional resolutions (which may be easier to pass, but are not binding) for Complete Streets.

Websites

"Be A Roll Model" is a campaign to encourage everyone to model safe behaviors to enhance the safety of all road users, including those who bicycle.

Journal Articles

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Key takeaway:

  • A comprehensive approach to bicycle safety incorporates bicycle education in addition to road engineering.