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Burlington Transportation Plan: Street Design Guidelines

2007
Organizations/Sources: City of Burlington, VT
This draft section of the Burlington Transportation Plan provides design guidance for the City’s streets. The design guidelines address including all transportation modes and are described by street type.
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Complete Streets CD-ROM

2007
Make room for pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users on your auto-oriented roads. Learn how the complete streets movement provides safe and convenient user access and more choice in transportation modes, and how it has become a major tool for planning to improve communities. Through programs that rethink the physical design of streets, complete streets make cities and towns more livable and appealing to all residents. Learn how communities overcome resistance and how some communities have funded these programs.
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Complete Streets Design Guidelines Project-Tacoma WA

2009
Organizations/Sources: City of Tacoma, WA
These design guidelines for mixed-use centers and residential areas provides design guidance for the city’s streets.
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CompleteStreets.org

Organizations/Sources: National Complete Streets Coalition
This website discusses the policies and principals of Complete Streets and provides a number of resources including presentations, fact sheets, and design guidance.
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Complete Streets Resources List

Organizations/Sources: American Planning Association
The American Planning Association has a list of website resources on Complete Streets which includes general resources, guidelines, implementation examples, legislation, as well as other related Complete Streets resources.
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Comprehensive Transportation Planning: Knitting Together Land-Use and Transportation Decision-Making Through Scenario Planning

2006
Organizations/Sources: Placeways.com
Recognizing the essential relationship between land use, urban form, and transportation decisions, in 2006 the Town of Mooresville, NC initiated three major planning projects: Comprehensive Land Use Plan, a Comprehensive Transportation Plan, and an update of its Zoning Ordinance. Following a suggestion by the Federal Highway Administration, the Town decided to incorporate scenario planning to better link the three planning processes.
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Integrating Transportation and Land Use in Comprehensive Plans

2009
This handbook is intended as a resource for Pennsylvania’s county and municipal leaders who seek practical guidance in better integrating land use and transportation in their comprehensive plan efforts.
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Moving Forward Together: Transportation Plan for the City of Burlington

2011
Organizations/Sources: City of Burlington, VT
The Burlington Transportation Plan is a multi-modal transportation improvement plan that provides a comprehensive and coordinated list of roadway, transit, bicycle and pedestrian facility, streetscape and land use recommendations for implementation that satisfy the overall vision of the City developed in the Burlington Municipal Development Plan and the Burlington Legacy Project.
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Pennsylvania Neighborhood Traffic-calming Resource

Organizations/Sources: Bucknell University
This site serves as a practical guide to traffic-calming and neighborhood traffic management.
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Pennsylvania's Traffic Calming Handbook

2012
This comprehensive 114 page handbook covers traffic calming topics including legal issues, study and approval processes and design guidelines. Signage and pavement markings are addressed as well as designs for new street construction and reconstructed streets.
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Pennsylvania’s Traffic Calming Handbook

2001
This publication provides guidance for the process involved in installing traffic calming measures along state roadways and details traffic calming options and design guidelines.
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Road Diet Handbook: Setting Trends for Livable Streets

2009
Authors: Jennifer Rosales
This book takes a practitioner through planning, analysis, design, and implementation of road diet projects. It includes guidelines for identifying and evaluating potential road diet sites, design concepts such as typical cross-sections, and lessons learned from experiences.
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Smart Transportation Guidebook: Planning and Designing Highways and Streets that Support Sustainable and Livable Communities

2008
Smart Transportation Guidebook discusses smart transportation principals that address the planning and design of streets in a sustainable manner. The guidebook stresses linking transportation and land use planning and is intended for agencies, local governments, and developers. It includes roadway and roadside guidelines.
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Feb 21, 2014
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Street and Sidewalk Design

2010
Authors: Katherine Ember
Organizations/Sources: Pennsylvania Land Trust Association
Good street and sidewalk design can foster healthier communities by improving public safety, enhancing mobility by fairly supporting all transportation choices, reducing environmental impacts and building community character.
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Summary Report: Evaluation of Lane Reduction "Road Diet" Measures and Their Effects on Crashes and Injuries

2004
This study evaluated road diets at several locations in California and Washington.
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Taming Traffic: Context-Sensitive Solutions in the DVRPC Region

2009
This document details the findings and recommendations of a study focused on a problem location that will benefit from the implementation of CSS techniques.
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Traffic Calming

2011
Authors: Nicole Faraguna
Organizations/Sources: Pennsylvania Land Trust Association
Traffic-calming incorporates a variety of design and management strategies in local streetscapes to control volume and speed of traffic for the safety of both motorists and non-motorists.
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TrafficCalming.org

Organizations/Sources: TrafficCalming.org
This site serves as a practical guide to traffic-calming and neighborhood traffic management.
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