AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities

AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities

AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities

AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities, 3rd Edition Supersedes the 1981 Guide for Development of New Bicycle Facilities. Provides information on the development of new facilities to enhance and encourage safe bicycle travel. Planning considerations, design and construction guidelines, and operation and maintenance recommendations are included.

AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities Table of Contents

Chapter 1 PLANNING, AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities
The Bicycle
The Bicycle User
Choosing the Appropriate Facility Type
Types of Bicycle Facilities
Inventory of Existing Conditions
Plans for Improvements
Selection of a Bicycle Facility
Education Programs for Bicyclists and Motorists

Chapter 2 DESIGN, AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities
Shared Roadways
Paved Shoulders
Increased Lane Width
On-Street Parking
Pavement Surface Quality
Drainage Inlet Grates
Signed Shared Roadways
Designating Sidewalks as Signed Bikeways
Signing of Shared Roadways
Bike Lanes
Bike Lane Widths
Bike Lanes at Intersections
Bike Lanes and Turning Lanes
Bike Lane Symbol Guidelines
Shared Use Paths
Separation Between Shared Use Paths and Roadways
Width and Clearance
Design Speed
Horizontal Alignment
Grade
Sight Distance
Path Roadway Intersections
Other Intersection Design Issues
Signing and Marking
Pavement Structure
Structures
Drainage
Lighting
Restriction of Motor Vehicle Traffic
Undesirability of Sidewalks as Shared Use Paths
Shared Use with Motorbikes, Horses and Snowmobiles
Other Design Considerations
Railroad Crossings
Bicycles on Freeways
Bicycle Facilities through Interchange Areas
Bicycles at Modern Roundabouts
Traffic Signals
Obstruction Markings
Bicycle Parking Facilities
Additional Bicycle Amenities
Accessibility Requirements

Chapter 3 OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities
APPENDIX
Review of Legal Status

Item Code : GBF-3
Item Pages : 88 Pages
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