More Performance Measurement Examples



Neighborhood Slow Zones

Source: New York City DOT
Describes countermeasures and evaluation used to slow traffic in identified neighborhoods.
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Evaluating the Economic Impact of Shared Use Paths in North Carolina

Source: Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) and Alta Planning and Design
Reports on designing and testing a methodology to evaluate a range of monetized benefits from four different trails.
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Rethinking Streets: An Evidence Based Design Manual on Making Streets into Complete Streets

Source: National Institute for Transportation and Communities
The National Institute for Transportation and Communities' free e-book includes examples and evaluation of complete streets projects across the U.S.
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Development of Low-Cost Methodology for Evaluating Pedestrian Safety in Support of Complete Streets Policy Implementation

Source: Transportation Research Record
This paper from the Transportation Research Record highlights a pedestrian safety evaluation method that further supports complete streets efforts.  
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Evaluating Complete Streets Projects: A Guide for Practitioners

Source: National Complete Streets Coalition
This resource, meant for agencies interested in but just beginning their project evaluation efforts, intends to provide general steps to take in evaluating projects and discuss useful measures for common Complete Streets goals of access,
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Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning

Source: Pedestria and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and Federal Highway Administration
This white paper discusses ways to improve the ability of traditionally underserved communities to travel safely and conveniently via walking or wheeling in a sustainable, equitable transportati
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Methodology for Linking Greenways and Trails with Public Transportation in Florida

Source: National Center for Transportation Research (NCTR)
The purpose of this research was to provide a methodology to evaluate how intermodal connections between public transportation and public trails can improve livability in Florida communities.
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BikeHAWK: Adapting the pedestrian hybrid beacon to aid bicyclists crossing busy streets

Source: Richard Nassi, Diahn Swartz, Ann Chanecka, Paul Casertano, and Gabe Thum
This case study explains Tucson's experience with the BikeHAWK beacon, which uses a combination of MUTCD approved signs, signals, and markings to guide bicyclists through the intersection of residential and arterial streets.
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Improving Pedestrian Safety at Unsignalized Crossings

Source: Transit Cooperative Research Program and National Cooperative Highway Research Program
TCRP Report 112/NCHRP Report 562: Improving Pedestrian Safety at Unsignalized Crossings will be of interest to state, county, and city traffic engineers; transit agencies; roadway designers; and urban planners,
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Minnesota DOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Data Collection Manual

Source: Minnesota Department of Transportation
This manual summarizes the Minnesota DOT statewide bicycle and pedestrian data collection program, including goals, types of data to collect and best practices for sensor calibration and data analysis.
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