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Bicycling Policy/Research

Advocacy Organizations & Research Centers 
Bicycle Transportation Alliance (Portland, Oregon)
Initiative for Bicycle & Pedestrian Innovation at Portland State University
League of American Bicyclists 

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center  

Bike Facility & Infrastructure Guidelines
Fundamentals of Bicycle Boulevard Planning and Design, by the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation with Alta Planning + Design and Portland State University.  July 2009
NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide, a guide by the National Association of City Transportation Officials to provide cities with state-of-the-practice solutions that can help create complete streets that are safe and enjoyable for bicyclists.  The guide covers treatments not directly referenced in the current versions of the AASHTO Guide to Bikeway Facilities or the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). 

Local Bicycle/Pedestrian Planning 
Ashland (Oregon) Transportation System Plan Update
Eugene (Oregon) Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan 

Plans to Boost Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel in Oregon: A Best Practices Report of the Transportation and Growth Management Program (December 2012)

Portland (Oregon) Bicycle Plan for 2030 
Roseburg (Oregon) Bike and Pedestrian Plan 
Salem (Oregon) Bicycle and Pedestrian Elements of Transportation System Plan 
Outside Oregon
Boulder, Colorado, Transportation Master Plan (see p. 30)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bicycle Master Plan 

Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel Assessment Report, by Alta Planning + Design for the Oregon Transportation and Growth Management Program.  (July 2011)  Appendix A, Appendix BAppendix C 
       The Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel Assessment Report was conducted to compare bicycle and pedestrian data collection practices in Oregon with state agency goals and national trends.  The report provides an overview of national best practices, describes state agency use of various types of pedestrian and bicycle data, and recommends appropriate next steps for the Oregon Department of Transportation.  
Copenhagen City of Cyclists: Bicycle Account 2010:  Statistics of interest from this report:

  • The percentage of bicycle trips to work and study in Copenhagen was 35% in 2010.
  • By 2015, Copenhagen seeks to increase the percentage of people who travel by bike to work and study to 50%. 
  • About 55% of all school children in Copenhagen cycle to school on a regular basis either alone or with a parent.

State Bicycle/Pedestrian Plans 
Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan 
Washington State Bicycle Facilities and Pedestrian Walkways Plan