To order books please contact Lys Burden.
Streets and Sidewalks, People and Cars: The Citizens’ Guide to Traffic Calming is written specifically for residents who want to create safer neighborhood streets. This hands-on guide gives citizens the tools they need to evaluate and improve the safety of their neighborhood residential and commercial streets. Prepared by Walkable Communities Director Dan Burden and published by the Local Government Commission, this easy-to-read, 52-page guide also details the collaborative public process through which citizens can enlist the help of fellow community members and local government officials to diagnose problems and identify and prioritize workable solutions. The Citizens’ Guide to Traffic Calming includes:
- A comprehensive toolkit with practical profiles of over 20 different traffic calming measures.
- Forms to audit street safety and traffic speeds/volumes.
- Steps to implement traffic calming measures.
- Helpful photographs and diagrams.
Street Design Guidelines for Healthy Neighborhoods This 52 page guidebook will help communities implement designs for streets that are safe, efficient, and aesthetically pleasing for both people and cars. It features helpful guidelines that specify street widths and implementation strategies developed by a team of experts including a traffic engineer, a transportation planner, an architect, an attorney, and a community activist. Also available through the Local Government Commission.