October 2014
 
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National Resources on Roadway Design and
Planning
Accessible design
• (REQUIRED) 2010 Americans wi...
October 2014
 
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o “The following guidance is recommended as a resource for State
and local governments to support ...
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National resources on design and planning 103014

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  • 1. October 2014   1   National Resources on Roadway Design and Planning Accessible design • (REQUIRED) 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards • (REQUIRED) The Public Rights-Of-Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG) o The primary source of design and construction details to ensure compliance with the ADA • Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A Context Sensitive Approach o By the Institute of Transportation Engineers and Congress for the New Urbanism o http://www.ite.org/css/RP-036A-E.pdf FHWA • Role of Regional Planning Organizations in Transportation Planning Across Boundaries (2014): o http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/megaregions/reports/regional_pla nning_organizations/page00.cfm o Includes background and key issues in rural transportation planning • Questions & Answers about Design Flexibility for Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities (FHWA 2014): o http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/ design_guidance/design_flexibility_qa.cfm o FHWAʼs position on NACTO & Design flexibility • FHWA Official Memorandum (2013): Bicycle and Pedestrian Facility Design Flexibility o http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/ design_guidance/design_flexibility.cfm o Includes FHWA Bicycle and Pedestrian Staff Resources • Bicycle and Pedestrian Design Guidance (General):
  • 2. October 2014   2   o “The following guidance is recommended as a resource for State and local governments to support the implementation of best practices” (FHWA) o http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/guidance/ NACTO • Urban Street Design Guide (2013) • “The NACTO Urban Street Design Guide shows how streets of every size can be reimagined and reoriented to prioritize safe driving and transit, biking, walking, and public activity. Unlike older, more conservative engineering manuals, this design guide emphasizes the core principle that urban streets are public places and have a larger role to play in communities than solely being conduits for traffic.” (NACTO) • $50 hardcover, plus tax and shipping • https://cdcshoppingcart.uchicago.edu/Cart/ChicagoBook.aspx?ISBN =9781610914949&PRESS=island AASHTO • (REQUIRED) Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets (the “Green Book”) o FHWAʼs adopted standard for construction/reconstruction on National Highway System o $240 plus tax and shipping https://bookstore.transportation.org/collection_detail.aspx?ID=110 • Guide for the Planning, Design, and Operation of Pedestrian Facilities • Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities Traffic Control Sign Guidance • (REQUIRED) The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (updated 2012) o http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/pdfs/2009r1r2/pdf_index.htm o Free to download

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