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Excerpt Icon Alternative Strategies and Measures - Bicycle Accessibility and Mobility
Alternative strategies and measures/design guidelines to enhance bicycle accessibility and mobility; includes images.
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC),
from Context Sensitive Street Design
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Excerpt Icon Alternative Strategies and Measures - Pedestrian Accessibility and Mobility
Alternative strategies and measures/design guidelines to enhance pedestrian accessibility and mobility; includes images.
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC),
from Context Sensitive Street Design
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Excerpt Icon Arterial Traffic Calming Success Story: Bridgeport Way W.
"Bridgeport Way W. is a principal arterial that carries 25,000 vehicles a day. It has two travel lanes in each direction with a middle two-way-left-turn lane. Before the road improvements, there were over 160 accidents less than a mile long section... more

from Traffic Calming Benefits, Costs and Equity Impacts
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Excerpt Icon Bicycle Transportation Facilities
A brief description and list of design treatments used to create bikeways.
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC),
from Context Sensitive Street Design
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Excerpt Icon Danish Road History
"Instead of being planned, [many Danish roads] emerged naturally and typically follow old property lines between fields and natural divisions in the landscape ... The Baroque avenues that linked manors with the landscape later became a theme for road... more

from Beautiful Roads: A Handbook of Road Architecture
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Excerpt Icon Expected Outcomes of Context Sensitive Street Design
An introduction to the beneits of CSS to US cities in general and to the Atlanta region specifically.
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC),
from Context Sensitive Street Design
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Excerpt Icon Implementing Zoning Ordinances and Regulations
Discusses how to conduct a "code audit" to determine whether local and state zoning ordinances, development standards, and design standards are barriers or opportunities for CSSD
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC),
from Context Sensitive Street Design
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Excerpt Icon Legal Requirements for Public Involvement
State(MN) and federal legal requirements for public involvement, including for draft and supplementary environmental impact statements (DEISs and SEISs), as well as for environmental assessments (EASs).

from Hear Every Voice: A Guide to Public Involvement at Mn/DOT,June 1999
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Excerpt Icon Make Public Right-of-Way Accessible to All Users: Americans with Disabilities Act
Synopsis of how public right-of-ways are covered by the ADA
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC),
from Context Sensitive Street Design
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Excerpt Icon Myths of Traditional Traffic Planning
"MYTH 4: Bigger roads are safer roads" "MYTH 5: Bigger roads increase peoples mobility"

from Traffic Calming: The Solution to Urban Traffic and a New Vision for Neighborhood Livability
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Excerpt Icon Neighborhood-Wide Traffic Calming
An outline process for developing, implementing and evaluating the results of a neighborhood wide traffic calming plan
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC),
from Context Sensitive Street Design
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Excerpt Icon Notification Procedures for Public Hearings/Public Meetings
A description of how to publish notices for public hearings/meetings and how to document these hearings.

from Hear Every Voice: A Guide to Public Involvement at Mn/DOT
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Excerpt Icon Pedestrian Transportation Facilities
List of pedestrian facilities, amenities, and street design elements that can help enhance communities pedestrian-friendliness, livability, and the efficiency of the overall transportation system.
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC),
from Context Sensitive Street Design
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Excerpt Icon Placemaking
"Placemaking strives to balance all the users of a street - pedestrians, transit riders, motorists, and bicyclists, rather than on just designing roads to accommodate motor vehicles. The focus is on how these streets and roads connect to the... more
Project for Public Spaces (PPS),
from How Transportation and Community Partnerships are Shaping America: Part I: Transit Stops and Stations
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Excerpt Icon Project Development Scoping Phase
"The project development process begins after early planning studies have identified a valid need for a project improvement. Pre-program scoping occurs before a project is actually programmed ... The project scoping phase is the first step in the... more

from Hear Every Voice: A Guide to Public Involvement at Mn/DOT,June 1999
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Excerpt Icon Public Involvement Technique: Inform - Group Presentations
This section describes Mn/DOTs usage of group presentations to interested parties about a corridor study. Includes the reasoning behind using this particular public involvement technique and an analysis of its usefulness.

from Hear Every Voice: A Guide to Public Involvement at Mn/DOT
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Excerpt Icon Public Involvement Techniques: Transportation Action Model
The Transportation Action Model (TAM), a highly structured, 21-week process that is specifically designed for communities of approximately 5,000 population, seeks to involve citizens at a grassroots level to plan for the future of their community.... more

from Hear Every Voice: A Guide to Public Involvement at Mn/DOT,June 1999
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Excerpt Icon Starting With People
"It hasnt been common practice. However, it makes perfect sense that the central starting point for planning improvement in any community should be the people within it. These people - the ones who live, work, go to school or otherwise spend major... more

from Hear Every Voice: A Guide to Public Involvement at Mn/DOT
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Excerpt Icon Traffic Calm a Street
An outline process for developing, implementing, and evaluating the results of a traffic calming plan for a single street or street segment.
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC),
from Context Sensitive Street Design
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Article Icon UK Traffic Calming Bibliography
This leaflet lists the main items of published advice related to traffic calming from the UK Department of the Environment, Transport and Regions (DETR) and TRL Limited, and a selection from other sources.
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC),
from Context Sensitive Street Design
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