identified where bike parking will be convenient, secure and safe. Ideal locations should be easy to access, highly visible from within the school and not interfere with pedestrian travel.
Traffic calming refers to the installation of physical features as well as safety strategies to slow down or reduce vehicle traffic through neighborhoods. Traffic-calming programs attempt to balance the use of roads and streets by motor vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists. There are three categories of traffic calming: passive, active, and volume control measures.
Passive speed control measures encourage self-enforcement by motorists to slow down to speeds appropriate for reacting to pedestrians. These include cues such as driver feedback signs that advise drivers of their speed, rumble strips that remind motorists to be alert, and streetscaping that makes the area adjacent to the roadway attractive and something to which drivers want to pay attention. Sidewalk improvements, landscaping, benches and bike parking alongside a street can all serve to remind motorists that pedestrians and cyclists can be expected. Street design techniques, such as reducing lane widths and creating on-street parking, can slow drivers by narrowing the amount of road available for vehicular use. Passive speed controls are