AASHTO Guide for Development of Bicycle Facilities June 2007 Issues

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					  AASHTO Guide for
Development of Bicycle
      Facilities
    June 2007 Issues
        AASHTO Bike Guide

• Guide must reflect reasonable
  accepted practice
 • Includes new & useful concepts / treatments
 • Won't include untested or unproven items
          AASHTO Bike Guide

• 'Balloting battles' back in mid-late '90s
  for previous (1999) edition
• Get consensus between AASHTO
  committees early to avoid balloting
  problems
AASHTO Bike Guide


 Critical
 Issues
        AASHTO Bike Guide
          Critical Issues

• Designated vs Non-designated
  Routes

 • Bike Guide Signing - only on "designated"
   roads?
 • Effect on maintenance?
 • Effect on liability? - upcoming NCHRP study
        AASHTO Bike Guide
          Critical Issues


• Signal Clearance Time

 • Who is is design user?
 • What bike speed / percentile should be
   used?
 • What is maximum acceptable yellow + all
   red?
        AASHTO Bike Guide
          Critical Issues


• 'Share The Road'
  signs & campaigns

 • Technical guidance?
 • Effectiveness?
         AASHTO Bike Guide
           Critical Issues


• Sidepaths / Cycle Tracks

 • Are these facility types truly 'accepted
   practice' in US?
 • Should these be used, and when?
       AASHTO Bike Guide
         Critical Issues


• Other issues?

				
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