- So, what is “Livability,” and what does it have to do with the Federal Highway Administration? The Role of FHWA Programs in Livability answers that question.
- Inspired by Bicycle Friendly Communities, PBIC announces the first Walk Friendly Communities.
- The NACTO design guide is now available in printable PDF form.
- Does your state have a good Complete Streets policy? The National Complete Street Coalition breaks it down.
- In 1999, Professor Pucher asked if North America was on the verge of a bicycling renaissance. Twelve years later, Pucher, Buehler and Seinen reassess. The report includes several maps of commuter levels within US cities, like this one of Washington, DC:
- The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) compiled recent research on pedestrian and bicycle safety engineering treatments, including sharrows.
- Update: “A different Darren” is right (see comment). It’s not too late to mention that the FHWA has announced interim approval of the use of green bike lanes.
Happy Bike Month, everybody!
League Policy Director
Flusche joined the League in April 2009 and has a B.A. in history from Syracuse University and a Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in public policy analysis from New York University.