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Planning for Bicyclists, Pedestrians, and Transit Riders

Planning for Bicyclists, Pedestrians, and Transit Riders

The automobile is not the only form of transportation available. As an awareness of environmental stewardship grows, fuel prices escalate, and as the population increases, many experts encourage planners to consider alternative forms of transportation. Planning for pedestrians, bicyclists and transit riders is the first step in encouraging alternative travel modes. The following transportation planning strategies can help promote walking, biking, and transit as well as integrate such travel modes into the local community planning realm.

Case studies that feature tools for alternative forms of transportation include the following: