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Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program: 2014 Report

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Acronyms
Executive Summary
Program Introduction
Background - Communities and Approaches
Profile of Investments
Goals and Planning Approach
Project Selection and Programming
Evaluation and Results
Mode Share Shift
Project-Level Evaluation
Access and Mobility
Environment and Energy
Safety and Public Health
Build-Out Analysis
Directions for Future Research
NTPP Legacy
References
Appendix A: Working Group Members
Appendix B: Detailed Community Bicycle Maps
Appendix C: Annual Count Data
Appendix D: Access and Mobility Calculations
Appendix E: Air Quality Conversions

List of Figures

Figure 1: NTPP Pilot Community Investment Percentages by Type
Figure 2: Pilot Community Bicycle Network Maps With and Without NTPP Investments
Figure 3: NTPP Funds and Leveraged Funds by Project Category
Figure 4: Status of All NTPP Infrastructure Projects by Type (Percent of Facilities Completed as of September 2013)
Figure 5: NTPP Investments over Time
Figure 6: Program-Level Annual Nonmotorized Count Percent Change from Baseline (2007) (3-Year Moving Averages)
Figure 7: Annual Columbia Count Percent Change from Baseline (2007) (3-Year Moving Averages)
Figure 8: Annual Marin County Count Percent Change from Baseline (2007) (3-Year Moving Averages)
Figure 9: Annual Minneapolis Area Count Percent Change from Baseline (2007) (3-Year Moving Averages)
Figure 10: Annual Sheboygan County Count Percent Change from Baseline (2007) (3-Year Moving Averages)
Figure 11: Mode Share Changes Compared to Baseline (2007) (3-Year Moving Averages)
Figure 12: Annual Averted Vehicle Miles Compared to Baseline (2007) (Using 3-Year Moving Averages)
Figure 13: Connections to Community Activity Centers (As a Percent of Program Funds Spent)
Figure 14: Program-Level Bicycle Access With and Without NTPP Investments (within 1/4-Mile from the Bicycle Network)
Figure 15: Community-Wide Bicycle Access With and Without NTPP Investments (within 1/4-Mile from the Bicycle Network)
Figure 16: Program-Level Pedestrian Fatalities and Exposure Involving Motor Vehicles for All Pilot Communities, 2002-2012
Figure 17: Program-Level Bicycle Fatalities and Exposure Involving Motor Vehicles for All Pilot Communities, 2002-2012
Figure 18: Reported Pedestrian Injuries (Involving Motor Vehicles) and Exposure, 2002-2012
Figure 19: Reported Bicycle Injuries (Involving Motor Vehicles) and Exposure, 2002-2012
Figure 20: Bicycle Traffic Across Five Main Portland Bridges Juxtaposed with Bikeway Miles (Portland, Oregon)
Figure 21: Projected Vehicle Trips Replaced by Walking Compared to Baseline (2007)
Figure 22: Projected Vehicle Trips Replaced by Bicycling Compared to Baseline (2007)

List of Tables

Table 1: Profiles of the NTPP Communities
Table 2: Complete or Funded Projects by Project Category
Table 3: NTPP Communities' Planning Approaches
Table 4: Annual Pedestrian Counts (3-Year Moving Averages, Except for 2007 Baseline Year)
Table 5: Annual Bicyclist Counts (3-Year Moving Averages, Except for 2007 Baseline Year)
Table 6: Averted Vehicle Trips and Trips per Capita (16 Years or Older) per Year Compared to Baseline (2007) (3-Year Moving Averages)
Table 7: NTPP Project-Level Analyses.
Table 8: Air Quality and Climate Change Mitigation Benefits of the NTPP
Table 9: Energy Savings of the NTPP
Table 10: Community-Level Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities Involving Motor Vehicles, 2002-2012
Table 11: Community-Level Reported Pedestrian and Bicycle Injuries Involving Motor Vehicles, 2002-2012
Table 12: Annual Community Count Data.
Table 13: 1/4-Mile Bicycle Access to People, Housing Units, and Jobs (Community-Wide and Program-Level)
Table 14: Air Quality Conversions

List of Acronyms

Abbreviation Term
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
GIS Geographic Information System
GHG Greenhouse Gas
HEAT Health Economic Assessment Tool
ITHIM Integrated Transport and Health Impact Modeling Tool
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NTPP Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program
SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
STARS Statewide Traffic Accident Records System (Missouri)
SWITRS Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (California)
TLC Transit for Livable Communities
TOPS Traffic Operations and Safety (Wisconsin)
VMT Vehicle Miles Traveled
WHO World Health Organization
WG Working Group
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