PBIC Resources

PBIC publishes Info Briefs, Discussion Guides, and other resources vital to advancing mobility, access, equity, and safety for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Programs: Summary of Practice and Key Resources
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Provides a concise summary of current practice and key resources for implementing, expanding, or maintaining bicycle and pedestrian count programs. The brief focuses on the aspects of count programs, including site selection, equipment, and data management, with a discussion and references for more information.

Discussion Guide for Automated and Connected Vehicles, Pedestrians, and Bicyclists
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
The guide provides an overview of key terms and discussion of important opportunities and challenges for automated vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists.

The Emerging Language of Highway Removals
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Resource provides language, vocabulary, and graphics for communities to have informed conversations about highway removal and mitigation projects and an understanding of available tools.

Defining Connected Bike Networks
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and PeopleForBikes
This info brief surveys the impact of connected bike networks and common measurement approaches, and explores tools and strategies to help planning progress.

An Overview of Automated Enforcement Systems and Their Potential for Improving Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
This paper explores the implications that automated enforcement systems, specifically red-light cameras and automated speed enforcement systems, can have on pedestrian and bicycle safety.

Using Health Impact Assessments to Evaluate Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
This white paper explores the opportunities that exist for incorporating Health Impact Assessments in the transportation planning process.

Road Diet Conversions: A Synthesis of Safety Research
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
The primary purpose of this review is to assess the available evidence regarding the safety effectiveness of reductions in the number of motorized traffic lanes, widely known as road diet conversions.

An Overview and Recommendations of High-Visibility Crosswalk Marking Styles
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
This paper examines the past and current research on crosswalk marking design and explores he best types of marking patterns under various traffic and roadway conditions.

Crowdsourcing Pedestrian and Cyclist Activity Data
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) & Fehr and Peers
This paper explores how crowdsourced pedestrian and bicylist activity data can be captured to supporting research and planning activities.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Forecasting Tools: State of the Practice
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) & Fehr & Peers
This white paper summarizes the state of the practice of bicycle and pedestrian forecasting tools, and suggests potential next steps to improve them.

Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) & Federal Highway Administration
This white paper discusses ways transportation planners and others can work to incorporate the pedestrian and bicycle needs of traditionally underserved communities into their transportation planning.

Improving Pedestrian and Bicycle Connectivity During Rehabilitation of Existing Bridges
Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) Fehr & Peers Transportation Consultants
This paper highlight opportunities for enhancing pedestrian and bicycle accommodations during rehabilitation of existing bridges.