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Alta Planning & Design: Creating Walkable + Bikeable Communities: A user guide to developing pedestrian and bicycle master plans

This guidebook is intended to serve as a guide for planners, engineers and elected officials who will be producing a new or updated bicycle and/or pedestrian master plan. Data for this guide was developed from literature review, case study interviews, and input from staff at Alta Planning + Design.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:planning guide
Subtopic:active transportation & recreation, Recreation & Health,
Tags:master plan, transportation master plan, pedestrian master plan, bicycle master plan, walkable community, bikeable community, bicycle infrastructure, bicycle-friendly community, active transportation, health, physical activity, active living, built environment, infrastructure, planning
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Link:webpage

Alta Planning & Design: Essentials of Bike Parking

Alta and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals prepared Essentials of Bike Parking for people planning to purchase or install bike parking fixtures on a limited scale.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:planning guide
Subtopic:active transportation & recreation, Recreation & Health,
Tags:bicycle infrastructure, bicycle-friendly community, bicycle-friendly business, active transportation
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Link:webpage

Alta Planning & Design: Small Town and Rural Planning Multimodal Networks Webinar

This webinar discussed the creation and implementation of small town and rural mutimodal transportation networks.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:educational resource
Subtopic:active transportation & recreation, Recreation & Health,
Tags:planning, transportation, rural community
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Link:webpage

Bear Paw Development Corporation

Bear Paw assists communities and businesses in the following departments: community planning, business lending, value-added agriculture, community development, and small business counseling.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:Economic Development, funding resource
Subtopic:entrepreneurship & small business, community & capacity development, business assistance,
Tags: community design, community planning, financing, small business financing, small business support, Small Business Assistance
Telephone:(406) 265-9226
Link:webpage

Better Block Foundation

Better Block Foundation is all about block parties that inspire communities for what's next. Watch a video about its process and download free design guides.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:organization, resource guide
Subtopic:community & capacity development, Community Building,
Tags:community event, community building
Telephone:405-615-2623
Link:webpage

Citizens Institute on Rural Design (CIRD)

The Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) provides communities access to the resources they need to convert their own good ideas into reality.'CIRD works with communities with populations of 50,000 or less, and'offers annual competitive funding to as many as six small towns or rural communities to host a two-and-a-half day community design workshop. CIRD further provides web-based access to a wide range of rural design resources include a blog and educational webinars.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:heritage & historic preservation, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:community development, community design
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Link:webpage

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program-Wyoming

Wyoming is given broad authority to design and structure a program to meet local community and economic development needs. However, any project funded with CDBG funds must meet one of three U.S. Housing and Urban Development-imposed national objectives. 1 .Benefit to low- and moderate-income families; 2. Elimination of slums and blight; 3. Projects which meet an urgent community development need that pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community.


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Geography:Wyoming
Resource Type:funding resource
Subtopic:low-income, rural community issues & solutions, housing & real estate, funding & financing, community & public health, redevelopment & revitalization, economic development, Special Populations, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities, Local Government & Services,
Tags:fair housing, housing, funding, public health, health, redevelopment, revitalization, economic development, grants
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Link:webpage

Health Impact Assessment

The Centers for Disease Control Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a tool that can help communities, decision makers, and practitioners make choices that improve public health through community design. HIA is a process that helps evaluate the potential health effects of a plan, project, or policy before it is built or implemented. HIA brings potential positive and negative public health impacts and considerations to the decision-making process for plans, projects, and policies that fall outside traditional public health arenas, such as transportation and land use. An HIA provides practical recommendations to increase positive health effects and minimize negative health effects. HIA toolkits are available for transportation projects as well as parks and trails.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:planning guide, assessment tool or guide
Subtopic:active transportation & recreation, health & health care, recreation, planning, transportation, assessment & evaluation, Recreation & Health, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:health, planning, trail, park, outdoor recreation
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Link:webpage

Idaho Transportation Department: The Idaho Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Curb Ramp Program

The Idaho Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Curb Ramp Program is a state-administered program that provides funding for projects to address curb ramps on the state highway system. The goal of the program is to provide accessible facilities for pedestrians with disabilities while allowing local jurisdiction flexibility in meeting the required standards. The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is allocating $500,000 of state funds annually for this program. Applicants can qualify for up to $60,000 in state funding to construct new or alter existing curb ramps on the state highway system to meet the requirements of the ADA. Funds can only be used for construction purposes. This program provides local communities more control over the design of pedestrian facilities in their communities and makes better economical use of dollars through the use of state funds while addressing accessibility on the state highway system


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, funding resource, technical assistance
Subtopic:access & mobility, transportation, local government, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities, Special Populations,
Tags:transportation planning, funding, community design, information, pedestrian, pedestrian master plan
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Link:webpage

Montana Department of Transportation: Community Transportation EnhancementProgram (CTEP)

The Community Transportation Enhancement Program (CTEP) is a Montana program that funds transportation related projects designed to strengthen the cultural, aesthetic, and environmental aspects of Montana's intermodal transportation system. Assistance and financial support is availabe for projects concerning pedestrian and bike trails, scenic easements, historic and archaeological sites, historic highway programs, and landscaping and community beautification projects.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:funding resource, technical assistance
Subtopic:access & mobility, transportation, local government, infrastructure & communications, active transportation & recreation, funding & financing, transportation, planning, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities, Recreation & Health, Local Government & Services, Special Populations,
Tags:transportation, funding, bicycle infrastructure, bicycle transportation, trail, transit, walking, transportation master plan, transportation planning, community design, historic preservation
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Link:webpage