Quick Links to Facts, Studies, and Opinions:
America Bikes Resources – May 2012 – “83% of Americans Support Federal Funding for Biking & Walking”
Better Cities & Towns – 3/19/2013 - Peak vehicle miles’ and city planning
Bicycle Times – 7/7/2012 - How to talk about cycling to a conservative
Bozeman Daily Chronicle – 12/8/2011 - As bike traffic increases, so too the livability of Bozeman
Congress for the New Urbanism – “Sustainable Street Networks Booklet”
Earth Policy Release — U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013
Forbes – 5/20/2012 – “Pedaling to Prosperity: Biking Saves U.S. Riders Billions A Year”
Forbes – 5/16/2012 – “New Report Finds That More Biking and Walking Do Not Increase Crash Rate”
Federal Highway Administration – 4/24/2012 – “Report to the U.S. Congress on the Outcomes of the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program SAFETEA-LU Section 1807”
Frontier Group U.S. PIRG Education Fund – 4/2012 – “Transportation and the New Generation – Why Young People are Driving Less and What It Means For Transportation Policy” (PDF Download 880 KB)
i am traffic website dedicated to responsible bicycle driving. Many resources to encourage safe and responsible bicycle driving.
Los Angeles County – 2011 – “Model Design Manual for Living Streets”
Missoula Downtown Association - Missoula Greater Downtown Master Plan
Missoula Independent – 11/6/2008 – “Missoula’s 10 most frightening bike intersections”
Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) Missoula Public Involvement
2010 Montana State Rail Plan – 2010
NACTO - NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide
National Recreation and Park Association – 2/17/2012 – White Paper “Parks and Recreation: Essential Partners in Active Transportation” (3MB PDF download)
New York Times – 5/26/2012 – “This Is How We Ride” (Ride Share in NYC) by DAVID BYRNE
New York Times – 9/10/2011 - Bicycle Visionary - Janette Sadik-Khan
TheRealNews.com – 9/21/2011 - Bikes a Path to Jobs
StreetFilms.org – 2/17/2007 - Physically Separated Bike Lanes
United Nation’s “Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific,” December 2013, describes better ways to evaluate traffic congestion problems and select congestion reduction strategies. These principles apply to any urban area, not just Asian cities.
Wasaga Beach Wayfinding Project – 11/23/2010 - The Town of Wasaga Beach was one of the first communities of it’s size to develop an Active Transportation Plan, complete with Planning Policies; and will once again break new ground as one of the first communities to develop aWayfinding System
On the Lighter Side!
Solution to People Parking in the Bike Lane - Mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania drives a tank over illegally parked cars in the bike lane.