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Model Design Manual for Living Streets

Source: Ryan Snyder Associates
This manual focuses on all users and all modes, seeking to achieve balanced street design that accommodates cars while ensuring that pedestrians, cyclists and transit users can travel safely and comfortably.
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Active Travel in Germany and the USA

Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
This study estimates differences between Germany and the USA over time in population levels of daily walking and cycling at different health-enhancing thresholds across socio-demographic groups.
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Complete Streets Implementation in Sacramento

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Streets should be designed to accommodate all users, promote sustainable transportation, and make neighborhoods and the urban core more livable.
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WalkSafe

Source: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
WalkSafe was developed to improve pediatric pedestrian safety, increase physical activity levels through encouraging children to walk to and from school, and improve the walkability in and around elementary schools.
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Risk of injury for bicycling on cycle tracks versus in the street

Source: Injury Prevention
The objective of this study conducted in Montreal (with a longstanding network of cycle tracks) was to compare bicyclist injury rates on cycle tracks versus in the street.
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Advocacy and Public Health: Partners for Walkable, Bikeable Communities

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The ACEs project developed the concept of an Active Living Task Force to formalize collaboration among people from diverse sectors with a stake in the way a community supports active living.
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Measuring Walking and Cycling Using the PABS (Pedestrian and Bicycling Survey) Approach

Source: Mineta Transportation Institute
This project developed a low-budget survey method and related sampling strategy for communities to easily, affordably, and reliably document the amount of local walking and cycling happening among residents.
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Walking and Cycling for Healthy Cities

Source: Built Environment
Walking and cycling are the healthiest ways to get around our cities, providing valuable physical activity for people on a daily basis.
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The Australian National Cycling Strategy 2011-2016

Source: Australian Bicycle Council
The NCS 2011-16 sets out a framework of six key priorities: cycling promotion, infrastructure and facilities, integrated planning, safety, monitoring and evaluation, and guidance and best practice
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Smart Growth Implementation Assistance in Teton County, Idaho

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The towns of Victor and Driggs applied for assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency's Smart Growth Implementation Assistance (SGIA) program which provides direct technical assistance to state and local governments.
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