On June 19-20, NACTO will host a meeting of its Cities for Cycling peer-to-peer group in Chicago, Illinois. This two-day meeting, the first of its kind since the launch of the Urban Bikeway Design Guide development in 2010, will focus on advancing the state of the practice of bikeway design in the United States and building community throughout the NACTO network. The event will also mark the official kick off for the development of the third edition of the Bike Guide.
When first released in March 2011, NACTO’s Urban Bikeway Design Guide represented a collection of 21 innovative treatments not addressed in the existing guides and manuals at the time. Today, the Bike Guide has emerged as a go-to resource for planners and engineers around the country and has been officially endorsed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). As part of the Cities for Cycling Technical meeting in June 2014, NACTO delegates will come together to discuss the future of the Urban Bikeway Design Guide in the United States. Design experts from
around the United States will look at how the document can be enhanced to reflect the recent evolution of the practice, improve existing engineering standards and guidelines, and continue to accelerate the state of the bikeway design in the United States.
Thank you to the sponsors who made this event possible: Green Lane Project and SRAM Cycling Fund.