Submitted by CATSIP on Thu, 2015-02-26 15:46
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the metropolitan planning organization for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area, recently released Vital Signs, a new interactive tool to track the region’s progress toward key transportation, land use, environmental, and economic policy goals.
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California would become the first state in the nation to require bicyclists of all ages to wear a helmet under a bill introduced last week.
Submitted by CATSIP on Mon, 2015-02-09 16:43
In spring 2015, bicyclists will be able to enjoy Oakland’s first protected bicycle lanes on Telegraph Avenue, a busy thoroughfare in the East Bay.
The protected bicycle lanes are a result of extensive planning, analysis, and outreach efforts to improve the safety and accessibility of Telegraph Avenue. Under the Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets Plan, the avenue will be redesigned to:
Submitted by CATSIP on Fri, 2015-02-06 16:19
The U.S. Department of Transportation has just published "Beyond Traffic," its 30-year framework for the future. The Department requests public input on the framework and sees it as the beginning of a national conversation about the future of the U.S. transportation system.
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Submitted by CATSIP on Mon, 2015-01-26 11:37
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has issued a challenge to mayors and local elected officials to improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists over the next year. Mayors' Challenge participants will be invited to attend the Mayors' Summit for Safer People, Safer Streets in March 2015, and their cities will spend a year helping their communities undertake seven activities to improve safety.
Submitted by CATSIP on Mon, 2015-01-26 10:49
The Transportation Research Board's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 797: Guidebook on Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection has just been published. The book describes methods and technologies for counting pedestrians and bicyclists, offers guidance on developing a non-motorized count program, gives suggestions on selecting appropriate counting methods and technologies, and provides examples of how organizations have used non-motorized count data to better fulfill their missions.