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

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September 30, 2020

Mobility options that include walking, cycling, and transit are essential, especially for older adults who rely on these to get to critical destinations in their daily lives.

Fact Sheets

Complete Streets policies are one of the most effective policy mechanisms that regions can adopt to ensure streets are safe, comfortable, and convenient for everyone who uses them – people walking, bicycling, driving, or taking public transportation.

Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits

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We’ve developed state report cards which provide a snapshot of how supportive each state is of walking, bicycling, and physical activity for children and adults as of 2020.

Case Studies

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Grassroots organizing takes root as community members and advocates in Muscoy, CA worked together to achieve wins for walking, biking, and Safe Routes to School.

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

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This is a crowdsourced photo library featuring walking and rolling to schools, parks, and around the community in all types of weather - rainy, gusty, snowy, and sunny!

Journal Articles

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Key takeaway:

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