Road Diet

Road Diet Case Studies

August 6, 2015

 Federal Highway Administration Road Diet Case Studies

A road diet is generally described removing vehicle lanes from a road to allocate extra space for other uses such as parking, sidewalks, bicycle lanes, and turn lanes. The main purpose of a road diet is to improve pedestrian and traffic safety, and they can be relatively low cost if planned correctly....

2024 Go Human Community Streets Grant Program Now Open!

January 16, 2024
Looking for funding opportunities to support active transportation projects in Southern California? Apply today for The Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG) Go Human Community Streets Grant Program!

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PeopleForBikes’ Great Bikes Infrastructure Project

August 25, 2023
Topographic map of the United States that has multiple colored dots across it to indicate where bike infrastructure projects are and their project status. This past July, PeopleForBikes launched their newest initiative, The Great Bike Infrastructure Project, which hopes to help...

Explore the Active Transportation Safety Events Coming Up in May!

May 4, 2021

Graphic icon of computer screen with a bicycle front and center.

Explore our round-up of webinars and events coming up highlighting the latest road safety trends and best practices in planning and designing safe spaces for walking, biking, scooting, and rolling! Have an event you'd like us to share? Please...

Equitable Active Transportation

As the Safe System Approach is widely adopted, those planning active transportation projects must prioritize integrating equity. At SafeTREC, we integrate equity into all layers of protection within the Safe System Approach as a way to work towards addressing historical disinvestment and institutional biases. Our Equitable Active Transportation page acts as a hub for resources on how planners, community members, and others alike can create more equitable, walkable, and bikeable communities.

Register Today: Introduction to Bicycle Transportation Planning and Design

March 13, 2019

The Active Transportation Resource Center (ATRC), along with Caltrans, is hosting two trainings next month intended to guide practitioners in the planning and design of bicycle routes along roadways in California. These free, day-long introductory courses are designed for architects, planners, engineers from local, regional and state agencies to “explore the tools used to assess and evaluate the suitability of a transportation route and facilitate its use by all types of cyclists.” Larry Moore, a retired Caltrans engineer, will teach both courses....