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Title United States Department of Transportation Policy Statement on Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodation Regulations and Recommendations
Author(s)
Publisher Federal Highway Administration
Publisher Category Federal government
Year Published 2010
Resource Type National Program
Format Html Document
Geographic Scope U.S.
Categories Adopted Plans and Programs (Federal, State and Local)
Summary The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) is providing this Policy Statement to reflect the Department’s support for the development of fully integrated active transportation networks. The DOT policy is to incorporate safe and convenient walking and bicycling facilities into transportation projects. Every transportation agency, including DOT, has the responsibility to improve conditions and opportunities for walking and bicycling and to integrate walking and bicycling into their transportation systems. Because of the numerous individual and community benefits that walking and bicycling provide — including health, safety, environmental, transportation, and quality of life — transportation agencies are encouraged to go beyond minimum standards to provide safe and convenient facilities for these modes.


 
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