CCAPA is the Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association, the national organization of professional planners and citizens - See more at: http://ccapa.org/#sthash.XB5126J1.dpuf
NACTO Urban Streets Design Guide
View the Guide here.
COMPLETE STREETS SYMPOSIUM — 2013
View the program and highlights from the 2013 Complete Streets Symposium here.
Street Design: Part 1—Complete Streets - From 2010 - this document contains information from policy statements to programs and planning opportunities abound for improving the accessibility of the transportation system for all users. View the publication from the Federal Highway Administration here.
The National Complete Streets Coalition website contains policies, information, implementation and details from A-Z on Complete Streets. View the website here.
Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A Context Sensitive Approach was created through a partnership between the Congress for the New Urbanism and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). This manual acts as a how-to document that illustrates best practices for the creation and implementation of walkable, mixed-use streets. Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares has become a tool that transportation planners, public works departments, city leaders, and community members are using to design better streets, mitigate traffic, spur economic growth and act on public health concerns. Read the guide here.
Urban Bike Way Design Guide published by the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)
The purpose of the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide (part of the Cities for Cycling initiative) is to provide cities with state-of-the-practice solutions that can help create complete streets that are safe and enjoyable for bicyclists. Read more here.
A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, 6th Edition, 2011, commonly referred to as the “Green Book,” contains the current design research and practices for highway and street geometric design. The document provides guidance to highway engineers and designers who strive to make unique design solutions that meet the needs of highway users while maintaining the integrity of the environment.
This guide can be purchased here.
This guide provides information on how to accommodate bicycle travel and operations in most riding environments. It is intended to present sound guidelines that result in facilities that meet the needs of bicyclists and other highway users. The guide is available for purchase here.
Complete Streets Resources