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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. It also addresses signage and pavement markings in addition to designs for new street construction and reconstructed streets.
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Road Diet Informational Guide

2014
Authors: Jennifer Rosales
Thorough guide explains the benefits of road diets and details their design and implementation.
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Street and Sidewalk Design

2020
Organizations/Sources: Pennsylvania Land Trust Association
Good street and sidewalk design improves public safety, accommodates a variety of users, reduces environmental impacts, and enhances community character. (Print version of ConservationTools.org guide)
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Taming Traffic: State of Practice

2011
This report provides an overview of context-sensitive solutions (CSS) and their application throughout the DVRPC region. CSS is an approach to roadway planning in which transportation facilities complement the local context and accommodate all users. Section One discusses CSS techniques, including traffic calming, and highlights a series of local and international examples. Section Two summarizes DVRPC's Taming Traffic Program. Between 2005 and 2010, DVRPC conducted studies of 10 locations throughout the region, recommending a variety of CSS strategies.
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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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Traffic-Calming Devices

Organizations/Sources: Montgomery County Planning Commission
Two short guides explaining various methods to calm traffic and make streetscapes more pedestrian friendly.
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