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The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) has kicked off an effort to develop a new edition of the Transportation Planning Handbook (TPH). Transportation planning practice continues to advance and broaden in scope as new issues emerge and technologies evolve. The 4th Edition of the Handbook aims to update the previous edition by addressing a number of key changes facing the profession. In particular, the new edition will include increased focus on serving the needs of all users, ...
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The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) has kicked off an effort to develop a new edition of the Traffic Engineering Handbook (TEH). This update includes a significant departure from prior editions in terms of its structure, organization, and presentation of the content. Among the most significant of these changes is the move away from traditional automobile-centric approaches to traffic engineering. In this new edition, transportation engineering and planning principles are presented as ...
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The ITE Pedestrian and Bicycle Council (PBC) has long recognized concerns regarding pedestrian and bicyclist safety at interchanges as a key barrier to increasing the walk and bike mode shares in our transportation networks. While some local and regional jurisdictions have already recommended practices on interchange designs that accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists, currently there is not a collection of best practices available in the United States or Canada. In response, ...
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