Traffic-calming resources

General information

  • Centers for Disease Control.
  • Federal Highway Administration's Design Guidance for Accommodating Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel.
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers' Traffic Calming for Communities.
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center.
  • Walkable America Checklist.

Advocacy groups

  • America WALKs
  • Congress for the New Urbanism
  • Local Government Commission
  • National Center for Bicycling and Walking
  • Street Reclaiming
  • Surface Transportation Policy Project
  • Walkable Communities, Inc.
  • Walk-to-school programs


  • City Comforts by David Sucher, 1995.
  • "Reclaiming our cities and towns: Better living with less traffic"
  • Street Design Guidelines for Healthy Neighborhoods by Dan Burden, Local Government Commission, Center for Livable Communities
  • Streets and Sidewalks, People and Cars: The Citizens' Guide to Traffic Calming by Dan Burden, Local Government Commission Center for Livable Communities, 2000.
  • Street Reclaiming by David Engwicht, 1999.
  • Suburban Nation by Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Jeff Speck, 2000.
  • Sustainability and Cities by Peter Newman and Jeffrey Kenworthy, 1999.
  • Take Back Your Streets: How to Protect Communities from Asphalt and Traffic by the Conservation Law Foundation, 1998.
  • Traffic Calming by Citizens Advocating Responsible Transportation (CART), 1993.

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