Accommodating pedestrians

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This publication is available on the public website https://dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/.

This discussion paper, produced in 2002 focuses on issues regarding accommodation of pedestrians throughout the state.

Safe accommodation requirements for cyclists: • Closure of a cycle lane shall be deemed the last resort in the absence of other practicable routing or accommodation options needed to assure the safety of cyclists.

• A temporary route shall be clearly marked and include advance notification of cycle lane closures, detours, or diversions.

Safe accommodation requirements for pedestrians: • Closure of a sidewalk shall be deemed the last resort in the absence of other practicable routing or accommodation options needed to assure pedestrian safety.Accessible Shared Streets: Notable Practices and Considerations for Accommodating Pedestrians with Vision Disabilities, reviews notable practices and considerations for accommodating pedestrians with vision disabilities on shared streets.It focuses on streets where pedestrians, bicyclists, and motor vehicles are intended to mix in the same space. INTRODUCTION Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety In Work Zones PBOT has developed the following guidelines for providing space for cyclists and pedestrians through work zones.Pedestrian and cyclist safety is important in and around work zones.

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