FOOTPATHS AND BIKE ROUTES--STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

FOOTPATHS AND BICYCLE TRAILS PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES TO COMPLEMENT PRESENT MODES OF TRANSPORTATION BY LINKING COMMUNITIES, SCHOOLS, PARKS AND PLACES OF WORK WHILE REDUCING CONGESTION IN AREAS AND CONFLICTS BETWEEN VARIOUS FORMS OF TRAVEL OCCURRING ON SOME STREETS AND HIGHWAYS. BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PATHWAY ESTABLISHMENT CREATES ADDITIONAL COMMUTING AND RECREATION OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN URBAN, SUBURBAN, AND RURAL AREAS. THIS PUBLICATION IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS AND METHODS FOR BICYCLE TRIAL AND FOOTPATH PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION. IT ALSO INCLUDES INFORMATION ON ESTABLISHING A BIKE ROUTE PLAN, STANDARD SIGNING, AND THE OREGON LAWS OF 1971, CHAPTER 376 OF WHICH PROVIDES THAT NOT LESS THAN 1% OF THE FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE COMMISSION OR BY ANY CITY OR COUNTY FROM THE STATE HIGHWAY FUND SHALL BE EXPENDED AS NECESSARY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FOOTPATHS AND BICYCLE TRAILS. THE SECTIONS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS ONLY, AND WILL VARY ACCORDING TO LOCAL CONDITIONS AND SPECIAL SITUATIONS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 2 APP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Oregon State Highway Division

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  • Publication Date: 1972-1

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 26 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203826
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 3 1974 12:00AM