CDT - Bibliography


Section 1

Metropolitan Transportation Commission. “Priority Development Areas (PDAs).”

Seattle Office of Planning & Community Development. “U District Urban Design.”

ULI Development Case Studies. “Santana Row.”

FHWA. “Guide for Improving Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Crossing Locations.” July 2018.

Santa Clara County Public Health. “Walking for a Healthier Santa Clara County.” 2017.

Caltrans. “Walking Toward an Active California.” May 2017.

FHWA. “Road Diet Feasibility Determination.” November 24, 2014.

College of the Environment, University of Washington. Wolf, K.L. 2010. “Safe Streets - A Literature Review. In: Green Cities: Good Health.”

Walkable Communities. Dan Burden. Summer 2006. “Urban Street Trees.”

Mineta Transportation Institute. Maaza C. Mekuria, Peter G. Furth, and Hilary Nixon. “Low-Stress Bicycling and Network Connectivity.” May 2012.

Alta. “Level of Traffic Stress — What it Means for Building Better Bike Networks.” August 10, 2017. 

NACTO. In: Urban Street Design Guide: Intersections. 

National Cooperative Highway Research Program. “NCHRP Report 659: Guide for the Geometric

Design of Driveways.” 2010.

FHWA. “Curbside Management.”

SANDAG. “Planning and Designing for Pedestrians.” June 2002.

Environment and Planning A 2009, volume 41, pages 2651-2670. Shawn M. Landry and Jayajit Chakraborty. “Street Trees and Equity: Evaluating the Spatial Distribution of an Urban Amenity.”

CityLab. Linda Poon. “The U.S. Neighborhoods With the Greatest Tree Inequity, Mapped.” June 25, 2021.

PLoS ONE 16(4): e0249715. McDonald RI, Biswas T, Sachar C, Housman I, Boucher TM, Balk D, et al. “The tree cover and temperature disparity in US urbanized areas: Quantifying the association with income across 5,723 communities.” 2021.

City and County of San Francisco – SF Better Streets. “Street Lighting.”

Caltrans. “A Guide to Reconstructing Intersections and Interchanges for Bicyclists and Pedestrians.” 2010.

CAMUTCD 2014. “Part 4 Highway Traffic Signals.”

CAMUTCD 2014. “Part 9 Traffic Control for Bicycle Facilities.”

Fehr & Peers. “Safety Efficacy Confidence Levels for Pedestrian & Bicycle Treatments.” 2018.

Mattijs Van 't Hoff, Hans Karssenberg, Jeroen Laven, and Meredith Glaser. “The City at Eye Level. Second and Extended Version.” January 2016.

City of Melbourne. “Melbourne Design Guide.”

Gehl. “San Jose Public Life Field Guides.” October 10, 2019.

Center for Environmental Structure. “A Pattern Language.”

Sidewalk Labs.


FHWA. “Guide for Improving Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Crossing Locations.” July 2018

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. “An Overview and Recommendations of High-Visibility Crosswalk Marking Styles.” August 2013.

National Association of City Transportation Officials. “Urban Street Design Guide: Crosswalks and Crossings.”

“City of San José Public Streetlight Design Guide.” June 2016.

National Association of City Transportation Officials. “Urban Bikeway Design Guide: Choosing an All Ages & Abilities Bicycle Facility.”

Nelca Roco, Lighting Design. “Lux level requirements for pedestrian or footpaths.” August 2019.

PedSafe. “Lighting and Illumination.”

U.S. Access Board.

FHWA. Highway-Rail Crossing Handbook - Third Edition. “Chapter 2. Engineered Treatments –Transit and On-Street Rail.” 2019.

PedSafe. “Pedestrian Safety at Railroad Crossings.”

Macdonald, Elizabeth. “Building a Boulevard.” Access Magazine, Issue 28, Spring 2006.

Bausells, Marta. “Superblocks to the rescue: Barcelona’s plan to give streets back to residents.” The Guardian, May 17, 2016.

Crittenden, Eve. Project for Public Spaces. “Poblenou Superblock Barcelona, Spain.” March 26, 2019.

City of Oakland. “Telegraph Avenue Corridor Improvements. “

Section 2

Caltrans. “Main Street, California.” 2013.

Caltrans. “Smart Mobility Framework.” 2010.

FHWA. “Methods and Practices for Setting Speed Limits: An Informational Report.” April 2012.

Caltrans. “Setting Speed Limits.”

Caltrans. “California Manual for Setting Speed Limits.” February 2020.

CalSTA. “CalSTA Report of Findings - AB 2363: Zero Traffic Fatalities Task Force.” January 2020.

City and County of San Francisco Office of the Mayor. “San Francisco Lowers Speed Limits in Targeted Business Districts Under New State Law.” January 2022.

People for Bikes. “Quick Builds for Better Streets: A New Project Delivery Model for U.S. Cities.” 2016.

City of San José, Transportation Analysis Policy 5-1. February 2018.

City of Fort Collins City Plan. April 2019.

City of Pasadena, Traffic Reduction and Transportation Improvement Fees. July 2017.

Creating Livable Communities: A Transit-Friendly Approach, Regional Transportation District, 1995.

Caltrain Transit-Oriented Development Guidelines, Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, October 1997.

Design Review, Henshaw, Mark L., PAS Report 454, American Planning Association, 1995.

New Jersey Transit. “Planning for Transit-Friendly Land Use: A Handbook for New Jersey Communities.” June 1994.

Palo Alto. “South of Forest Area (SOFA) Coordinated Area Plan Development Standards and Design Guidelines.”

City of Bellevue Washington. “Bellevue Light Rail Best Practices Guide.” June 17, 2008.

Colombia River Crossing. “Best Practices for Light Rail Design.”

Manhattan Institute. Connor Harris. “The economies of Urban Light Rail: A Guide for Planners and Citizens.” May 2020.

Design Guidelines
Policy & Implementation
The Role of Local Government & Transit First Policies
Guiding Principles of Land Use
Flexible Zoning Strategies
Street Design Implementation
Revising Transportation Analysis Practices
Transportation Demand Management
Rethinking Vehicle Parking Requirements
Parking Management
Best Practices to Attract Successful Developers
Clarifying Design Expectations
Integrating Retail into Transit Oriented Development
Community Planning for Rail Transit
Additional Resources