Thursday, March 18, 2010
US govt policy: " Treat walking and bicycling as equals with other transportation modes."
Transportation, that might be relevant to A Better Shreveport's
From the article:
[...] we have formulated key recommendations for state DOTs and communities:
Treat walking and bicycling as equals with other transportation modes.
Ensure convenient access for people of all ages and abilities.
Go beyond minimum design standards.
Collect data on walking and biking trips.
Set a mode share target for walking and bicycling.
Protect sidewalks and shared-use paths the same way roadways are
protected (for example, snow removal)
Improve nonmotorized facilities during maintenance projects.
Posted by Robert Trudeau at 3:49 PM