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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level State
State(s) Hawaii
Source State Smart Transportation Initiative
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Transportation & Mobility
This report compares estimates of vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in Hawaii under current conditions versus VMT when policies are implemented to manage travel demand. These policies include transportation demand management (employer-based programs that encourage employees to carpool,...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2012
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Smart Growth America
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Community Development, Public Spaces, Transportation & Mobility, Public Safety
This workbook is a starting point for local leaders to begin mapping out a complete streets policy to foster safe and accessible roads for all road users in a community, including drivers, cyclists, pedestrians and other motorists. The workbook emphasizes the need for local leaders...

Type Act or Session Law
Year 2007
Level City or Town
State(s) Washington
Source Seattle City Council
Policy Areas Transportation & Mobility, Public Safety
This ordinance requires the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to design and construct all new City transportation improvement projects to provide appropriate accommodation for pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, and disabled persons while promoting the safe operation...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2016
Level City or Town
State(s) New York
Source Transit Center
Policy Areas Transportation & Mobility
Bus ridership in New York City is rapidly declining. In order to attract riders, buses must become faster, more reliable, and more attractive as a transit option. This report lays out best practices to improve New York’s ailing bus system. Strategies focus on redesigning the bus network...

Type Roadmap
Year 2021
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source ProGov21
Policy Areas Transportation & Mobility
Local transit systems face a series of challenges, including aging infrastructure, decreasing public transportation usage, increasing congestion, unsafe streets for pedestrians and bikers, COVID-19 transmission on public transit, and the excessive release of carbon emissions. To address...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2007
Level City or Town
State(s) Washington
Source City of Seattle
Policy Areas Transportation & Mobility
The Seattle Bicycle Master Plan defines a set of actions, to be completed within 10 years, to make Seattle the best community for bicycling in the United States. By increasing support for bicycling, the city will make its transportation system more environmentally, economically, and...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level City or Town, County, State
State(s) All States
Source National Association of County & City Health Officials
Policy Areas Health
Health disparities are influenced by many issues and cannot be solved by solutions implemented by a single sector. Health in All Policies (HiAP) is a public health framework that integrates public health into all areas of government by routinizing collaboration across government agencies...

Type Roadmap
Year 2020
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source ProGov21
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Environment & Natural Resources, Housing, Transportation & Mobility
Land use policy impacts every aspect of a citizen's life, from their economic opportunity to their health. ProGov21's Land Use Roadmap describes how zoning policies can be used to expand affordable housing, create safer streets, and mitigate the impacts of climate change. It also...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source National Association of City Transportation Officials
Policy Areas Public Safety, Transportation & Mobility
Most vehicle-bike conflicts occur at intersections, making intersection design a critical component of streets that are safe for bicyclists of all ages and abilities. This guide provides recommendations regarding protected bike intersections, dedicated bike intersections, minor street...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source National Association of City Transportation Officials
Policy Areas Public Safety, Transportation & Mobility
To achieve growth in bicycling, bikeway design needs to meet the needs of a broader set of potential bicyclists. This report describes bikeway facilities (i.e. low-speed shared streets, protected bicycle lanes, and bicycle boulevards) that encourage safe bicycle-use for people of...

Type Ordinance
Year 2009
Level City or Town
State(s) Minnesota
Source City Council of the City of Bloomington
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Transportation & Mobility
This ordinance creates a Transportation Demand Management program that promotes efficient utilization of existing transportation facilities, reduces traffic congestion and mobile source pollution, and ensures that new developments are designed in ways to maximize the potential for...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2022
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Nelson Nygaard
Policy Areas Transportation & Mobility
Transportation demand management (TDM) programs support and incentivize healthier, more environmentally sustainable transportation behaviors. This report provides an overview of the most prominent and effective options cities can take to advance TDM objectives; these include congestion...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level State
State(s) All States
Source Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Policy Areas Public Safety, Health, Transportation & Mobility
States have a serious responsibility to enact policies and practices and implement programs to ensure significant benefit for residents’ health. Using state report cards, this report assesses how supportive each state is of walking, bicycling, and physical activity for children and...

Type Ordinance
Year 2010
Level City or Town
State(s) Texas
Source El Paso City Council
Policy Areas Public Safety, Transportation & Mobility
The ordinance requires the operator of a motor vehicle to create a safe environment for a Vulnerable Road User, including pedestrians, a person on horseback, and persons operating equipment other than a motor vehicle, by giving them space on the road and yielding the right of way....

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