BIKEWAY PLANNING CRITERIA AND GUIDELINES: A STUDY OF BICYCLE PATHWAY EFFECTIVENESS

DESIGN CRITERIA, SPECIFICATIONS, AND GUIDELINES FOR PROVIDING CLASS I AND CLASS II BIKEWAY FACILITIES ARE PRESENTED. TOPICS TREATED INCLUDE: BIKEWAY DESIGN CHARACTERISTICS (DESIGN SPEED, WIDTH AND CLEARANCES, GRADE, RADIUS OF CURVATURE, SURFACE AND DRAINAGE); CAPACITY; VOLUME CRITERIA FOR SEPARATED BIKEWAYS; ACCIDENT AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS; ALTERNATIVES FOR INCORPORATING BIKEWAYS ON EXISTING STREETS; TRAFFIC INTERSECTIONS; SIGNING; AND BIKEWAY LIGHTING. TOPICS RELATING TO THE MORE GLOBAL ASPECTS OF PROVIDING BIKEWAYS AND ROUTES IN A COMMUNITY INCLUDE: SHORT AND LONG RANGE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS; COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN THE PLANNING PROCESS; ASSESSING LAND USE IMPACTS; MIXED MODE TRAVEL; BICYCLE PARKING FACILITIES; THEFT PREVENTION; TECHNIQUES FOR ASSESSING DEMAND; AND THE DESIGN OF A SPECIAL BICYCLE-USER QUESTIONNAIRE.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • APPS UCLA-ENG-7224
  • Corporate Authors:

    Itte, Calif Univ, Los Angeles

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  • Authors:
    • Fisher, G
  • Publication Date: 1972-4

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  • Pagination: 178 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203775
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 15 1973 12:00AM