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Protected Bike Lanes

Protected bike lanes are bikeways that are physically separated from vehicular traffic. using curbs, plantings, bollards or other physical separation.

Bike Sharing World Map

The Bike Sharing World Map collects information on the status of bike share programs worldwide. The map shows self-service automated, advanced automated and mixed automated/manned public use bike-sharing services. The map shows operators, but not the location of available bikes or stations.

Microtransit

Microtransit refers to rides provided by private firms and public agencies in smaller vehicles. While not a new concept, technology has spawned new options by private companies that offer on-demand services and dynamic routing; these services are viewed as a prelude to autonomous shuttle service in the future. Some of these services are partnering with public transit agencies to test whether/how microtransit can work with public transit systems.

New Mobility Playbook

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) issued its New Mobility Playbook in September 2017 to state overarching priorities and near term next steps related to transportation technology, with a focus on driverless (or automated vehicles)

Bicycle Transit Stations

Bicycle Transit Stations provide amenities or bicyclists at transit stations. Amenities include high capacity, secure bicycle parking, repairs and retail for bike-related services and products. In some cases, facilities include lockers, changing rooms and showers. Also referred to as Bicycle Hubs.

Smart Mobility Roadmap - Austin

The City of Austin Texas is proactively planning discrete steps for adopting shared, electric, and autonomous vehicles for a future that is equitable, affordable, prosperous and data-driven.

Dockless Bike Share

With dockless bike share systems, bicycles can be parked within a defined district at a bike rack or along the sidewalk With dockless bike share systems, bicycles can be parked within a defined district at a bike rack or along the sidewalk rather than at stations. Dockless bikes can be located and unlocked using a smartphone app. Multiple companies are launching services around the globe.

Writing Resolutions for New Mobility

This White Paper guides cities and towns through the process of setting policies and writing resolutions for new mobility including shared use mobility and autonomous vehicles.

Shared-Use Mobility Toolkit

SUMC’s Shared Mobility Toolkit is designed to help cities and public sector leaders better realize the benefits of shared mobility.

Active Streets Toolkit

The Active Streets LA Street Treatment toolkit contains 45 idea cards explainging elements of street design, signage and transportation assets.

Cycle Atlanta App

Cycle Atlanta is a smart phone app that collects and reports information to inform decisions on bicycle programs in Atlanta Georgia

Los Angeles Transportation Technology Strategy

The city of Los Angeles California released its first Transportation Technology strategies in September 2016 to weave emerging policy and technology innovation (apps, software, shared use, vehicles, signage, payment ) into local /regional formal transportation plans.

Rideables

Rideables are portable, motorized devices for travel on streets, sidewalks and paved paths. Also referred to as personal mobility devices. Rideables can include hoverboards, motorized scooters, motorized skateboards and one-wheels. In general, rideables do not include motorized wheelchairs/scooters.

Bicycle Valet Parking

Like valets for car parking, valet services allow bicyclists to check a bicycle into a parking facility. Bike parking facilities can be fixed or established for events such as sporting events or fairs.

Grade Separated Bicycle Lanes

Grade separated, or raised, bicycle lanes provide separation and protection from car travel. The raised profile, sometimes shared with sidewalks, offers additional separation from vehicle traffic.

Toolkit for Artist Designed Bike Racks

Metro Arts is responsible for arts & cultural policy/programming for the combined city/county government of Nashville, Tennessee. In June 2016, they released a toolkit for artists interested in building bike racks as art.

Road Diet

A road diet reduces the number or size of street travel lanes to support multiple modes of transportation, other public utility uses, economic development and/or other amenities. Other terms include lane diets.

Scooters & Scooter Sharing Programs

Scooters (both non-motorized & electric) provide small scale, low impact travel options. Note these are smaller than electric motor-bike type vehicles.

Urban Cable Transport & Gondolas

Cable transport describes a variety of transportation systems that move people in motor-less, engine-less vehicles propelled by a steel cable. Cable transport describes a variety of transportation systems that move people in motor-less, engine-less vehicles propelled by a steel cable.