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Bicycle-Specific Traffic Signals: Operational Guidance

Posted by Content Coordinator on Friday, December 7th, 2012

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

1. Introduction

 The purpose of this report is to summarize the relevant design and related guidance for bicyclespecific traffic signals, the existing published literature, and the results of a survey of installed bicycle-specific traffic signals in North America. This interim report contains the following four chapters:

  • Background – A summary of relevant design manuals, legislation, and policy.
  • Literature Review – A synthesis of published literature related to bicycle-specific traffic signals.
  • State of the Practice – A summary of our survey of known installations of bicycle-specific traffic signals, mostly in the U.S. but with a handful of Canadian jurisdictions.
  • Research Needs – Based on the results of the above reviews, a discussion of the identified research needs.

 

Download full report (PDF): OPERATIONAL GUIDANCE FOR BICYCLE-SPECIFIC TRAFFIC SIGNALS IN THE UNITED STATES

About the Oregon Department of Transportation
www.oregon.gov/odot
The Oregon Department of Transportation began life in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to “get Oregon out of the mud.” Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. We develop programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, roads, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.

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