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VISION ZERO RESOURCE LIBRARY
-> The Vision Zero Network launched its Resource Library with sample Vision Zero resolutions, action plans, case studies, communications campaigns and more from cities in the U.S. and around the world. Send them your resources: http://bit.ly/2aapKbZ
LIST OF 70 INVENTIVE IDEAS TO ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO BIKE
-> The Harvard Chan School Update reports on new compilation of 70 inventive ideas to encourage people to bike. Examples include solar-powered bike paths that can melt snow and ice; pollution-eating vacuum towers near bicycle paths; bicycle parking stations with lockers, rest rooms, and showers; and bicycle wheels with rechargeable batteries that help propel riders up hills. http://bit.ly/29AOrwW. "Promoting Bicycling Through Creative Design: Innovations for Bicycles and Cycling Facilities" http://bit.ly/2aJmksH
REPORT: EQUITY IN PED & BIKE PLANNING
-> FHWA and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center released a white paper exploring ways transportation professionals can achieve more equitable processes and outcomes when planning and developing multimodal transportation systems. "Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning" (http://bit.ly/2ap8I6Z) offers an overview of how equity plays a role in our transportation system, how equity is defined by FHWA in transportation planning, research on the transportation needs of underserved populations, strategies to address pedestrian and bicycle inequities, and many applied examples and additional resources.
ORTON FAMILY FOUNDATION OUTREACH AND COMMUNICATIONS GUIDE
-> The Orton Family Foundation has released a guide to creating a communications plan for its Heart & Soul projects to reach out to a broad cross-section of a community effectively and efficiently. "Outreach and Communications: How to Spread the Heart & Soul Word" http://bit.ly/2a7wfrc.