Submitted by CATSIP on Wed, 2014-04-16 12:16
Bike East Bay (formerly East Bay Bicycle Coalition) has a longstanding program that matches mentors and mentees to help people incorporate bicycling into their everyday travel choices.
Submitted by CATSIP on Wed, 2014-03-19 14:33
The flagship journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Record has an entire issue devoted to pedestrian-related research.
Among the highlights:
Results from Roadway Design Survey of San Francisco Bay Area Pedestrians, Drivers, Bicyclists, and Transit Users by SafeTREC's Rebecca L. Sanders and Jill F. Cooper
Submitted by CATSIP on Fri, 2014-03-07 11:16
This evaluation report give results from survey of participants. It also contains example of the survey tools.
Submitted by CATSIP on Mon, 2014-01-13 11:45
See Chapter 4 of the 2013 FHWA Traffic Monitoring Guide
This is the first edition of the Traffic Monitoring Guide to include information on monitoring pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-motorized road and trail users. Even though both of these modes preceded the automobile, the monitoring of non-motorized traffic has not been systematic or widespread in the U.S. and, even today, is not nearly as comprehensive as motorized traffic monitoring.
Download the Guide in Word.
Submitted by CATSIP on Mon, 2014-01-13 10:25
Today, Jan. 13, attend or call in to the Active Transportation Workgroup Meeting. 1 pm at Caltrans headquarters Room 2225 1120 N Street. Call in number is 636-651-3128 participant code: 254585.
Questions about the program can be addressed to Mitchell Weiss(916-654-7179, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Questions about workgroup participation can be addressed to Doug Remedios 916-654-4245, Douglas.Remedios@dot.ca.gov).
Submitted by CATSIP on Fri, 2014-01-10 11:41
Of the top 100 originating cities for CATSIP's visitors for the past year, some 47 of them were in California. From Redding in the north to San Diego in the south, west to Santa Cruz and east to Fresno. They represent 22 of California's 58 counties. The PDF lists them in descending order of visits.
Submitted by CATSIP on Mon, 2013-12-16 10:50
NHTSA has announced a new grant program, "Education and Enforcement in Pedestrian Focus Cities," which will support the following efforts (as described by Streetsblog). Four of the 22 focus cities eligible for grants are California cities: Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Stockton.
Submitted by CATSIP on Fri, 2013-11-22 15:33
SafeTREC Research Associate Swati Pande, a second-year MPP student at the Goldman School of Public Policy, blogs in a recent edition of the school's online magazine, PMJ Online, about using A.O. Hirschman's concepts to understand Safe Routes to School.
"These insights provide a framework for thinking about other projects that are ambitious not simply because of scale but because of their proposed impact. [Emphasis added.]
Submitted by CATSIP on Fri, 2013-11-15 15:39
This interactive map lets you choose what layers to see, gives you street-level views of bike facilities (and all facilities) and locations where counts are being conducted, along with a number of optional layers such as political boundaries, census tracts, and the like
It can be found on SANBAG's Non-Motorized Transportation Page.
Submitted by CATSIP on Tue, 2013-11-12 10:03
Applications Now Being Accepted. Deadline is December 15.
Walk Friendly Communities is a national recognition program developed to encourage towns and cities across the U.S. to establish or recommit to a high priority for supporting safer walking environments. The WFC program will recognize communities that are working to improve a wide range of conditions related to walking, including safety, mobility, access, and comfort.