Engineer Safer Routes

Five young friends with bicycles scooters and skateboard outdoor

Engineering strategies can improve the accessibility of walking and bicycling opportunities in a neighborhood, as well as make existing conditions safer. “Engineering” is a broad concept used to describe the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of traffic control devices or physical measures, including low-cost as well as high- cost capital measures.

Project Prioritization Tools

Project Design Information

Rural-Specific Information

Walk and Bike Checklists

A Walkability or Bikeability Audit can help schools, neighborhoods, and communities assess the physical condition of routes to school and identify key areas for improvement.

California-Specific Resources