Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities: State of California
This 164-page document outlines policies, laws, programs, planning and design process guidelines, funding sources, and best practices for development of pedestrian and bicycle facilities.
From the region to the small hamlet, the sustainability of any community is directly and proportionally tied to the number of options afforded. This is certainly true in the transportation context. In communities where there are few or only one primary form of transportation and mobility, congestion and immobility are the only outcomes. It is imperative for maintaining viable, sustainable futures for our communities that they preserve transportation and mobility options. State transportation officials have historically focused on improving access and fluidity for automobiles. More recently, though, more and more transportation officials across the country are correctly viewing pedestrian and bicycle facilities as appropriate tools.