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The ND Active Transportation Alliance seeks to be an online resource for all things active transportation including running, cycle, walking, and more. Please check back as we compile more community resources. If you have a any active transportation information, please send it out way.
We have compiled a wide-ranging library of design manuals and guidelines for biking and walking facilities and infrastructure – from local, state and federal resources and national and international guidelines.
Browse the entries below for the latest additions:
State of North Dakota roadway design manual information. Please visit http://www.dot.nd.gov/manuals/design/designmanual/designmanual.htm
Protected intersections are a tool for making bicycle travel safer in our cities.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation adopted in 2015 what is probably the most advanced US guide for the development of protected / separated bicycle facilities (also known as "cycletracks") AND for the design of intersections serving them (this guidance had...
In December 2019, the City of Minneapolis adopted a Vision Zero plan to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries on City streets. The Vision Zero Action Plan outlines key steps to make progress toward that goal. The Vision Zero Action Plan includes strategies...
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) developed a pioneering Bicycle Facility Design Manual in 2007. In 2020 MnDOT released an eagerly-anticipated update to their Manual. Although not specifically developed for application in North Dakota roads and...
The US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently developed a design guide to specific to the needs of small towns and rural communities. The FHWA Small Town and Rural Design Guide is designed to help small towns and rural communities support safe, comfortable,...
Bike Travel Weekend Toolkit and Info
The third annual Bike Travel Weekend will took place during the weekend of June 1–3, 2018, to encourage people throughout the world to go on a one- or two-night bicycle trip with friends or family — or solo — to a campground, hotel, cabin B&B, hostel, or friend’s house—all on the same weekend. In the past two years, Bike Travel Weekend included over 1,800 trips with more than 18,000 participants in all 50 U. S. states and over 20 countries.
Below is a downloadable PDF Toolkit for entities looking to promote the event. While this year’s event has already passed, it’s not too early to start planning for next year.