Street Design Guidelines For Healthy Neighborhoods
From the Local Government Commission and nationally known bicycle and pedestrian design expert Dan Burden, come ideas in street design guidelines for healthy neighborhoods and livable communities. This was a groundbreaking document on street design when first published.
This 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 under the leadership of Dan Burden, one of the nation’s foremost experts on traffic calming and the creation of pedestrian- and bike friendly communities. Dan’s team included a traffic engineer, a transportation planner, an architect, an attorney and a community activist.
Authors: Dan Burden with Michael Wallwork, P.E., Ken Sides, P.E., Ramon Trias, and Harrison Bright Rue
Published: January 1999, Revised January 2002