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Creating Active Rural Communities

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Through a combination of partnerships, planning, and advocacy, municipalities were able to develop and promote active living practices in rural Haliburton County.
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Bike to Work Week: A Case Study in Successful Behavior Change

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Coordinators attempted to increase participation in Bike to Work Week by narrowing the event's focus and discarding or changing components that didn't attract new cyclists.
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Pulaski County Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge -- Murray Lock and Dam

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
A pedestrian and bicycle bridge stretches over 4,000 feet in length to connect pedestrian and bicycle trails on the north and south ends of the Arkansas River.
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Interim Report to the U.S. Congress on the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program SAFETEA-LU Section 1807

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This interim report summarizes progress and initial results of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) and the four pilot communities' participation in the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program (
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A Resident's Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Biking

Source: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
This guide is intended to assist residents, parents, community association members, and others in getting involved in making communities safer for pedestrians and bicyclists. The guide includes facts,
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Irondequoit Lakeside Multi-Use Trail

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Lacking sidewalks through a popular park led to the construction of a new trail that minimized the impact on sensitive wetlands and provided greater transportation alternatives.
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Traffic Calming and Crime Prevention

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Many communities in the U.S. have been designed to accommodate automobiles, not cyclists and pedestrians. Traffic calming can help make bicycling and walking more comfortable and neighborhoods more livable.
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Complete Streets Laws and Ordinances

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Commitments to complete the streets have been adopted via state law, local ordinances and resolutions, agency policies, comprehensive plans, tax measures, and design manual re-writes.
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Share the Road for a Healthy Maine

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine wanted to use public education and awareness to change behavior to make the existing infrastructure safer immediately.
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Olympia's Parks and Sidewalks Funding Measure

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Olympia had neglected sidewalk construction for decades. The City Council worked with the Parks Department and advocacy groups to get sidewalk funding.
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