Resources


ARCHITECTS, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
& DESIGN PROFESSIONALS

EDUCATION

CES Online Education Bicycle Parking & Storage Inside & Out. AIA accredited
Approved by:

Live Education Best Practices for High Capacity and Secure Bike Storage. AIA accredited. Lunch & Learn (available in NYC only)

ORGANIZATIONS

AIA- American Institute of Architects
ASLA- American Society of Landscape Architects

CERTIFICATION: LEED

LEED Certification | U.S. Green Building Council- Points for Bike Parking
LEED v4 User Guide
LEED v4 Credit Substitutions for 2009 Projects
LEED v4 for ID&C | LEED v4 for ND | LEED v4 for BD&C

CERTIFICATION: OTHER

SITES | GCBI- Certification Available for Sustainability Practices Including Bicycle Parking
WELL Building Standard | Rewards for Design and Building Practices (incl. Bicycle Parking) that Promote Healthy Ecosystems

“GREEN” BUILDING GUIDANCE

Center for Active Design | Non-Profit that Promotes Architecture and Urban Planning Solutions to Improve Public Health
Whole Building Design Guide | Up-to-Date Information on Integrated Whole Building Design Techniques and Technologies
National League Of Cities / Sustainable Cities Institute | Practical Resources for Sustainable Solutions


LINKS: GENERAL INFORMATION

BIKE THEFT

These 8 Depressing Bike Theft Statistics Show Just How Bad the Problem Is
Bike owners have an average of 23 months before their bikes are nicked
What happens to stolen bikes?
Why Bike Theft Is So Hard to Stop?
Underworld Economics: Why Are So Many Bikes Stolen? What Happens to Them?
5 Things to Do to Get Your Stolen Bike Back
Bike Registry: Stolen Bike Index
Pop quiz: Bike theft/

BIKE ADVOCACY / QUALITY OF LIFE

People For Bikes | Aims to make riding better for everyone
Federal Dept. of Transportation | Transportation Alternatives Program
League of American Bicyclists | Resource for a Bicycle Friendly America
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycling Professionals (APBP) | Idea Exchange for Cyclists and Pedestrians
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center | Improve Quality of Life via Safe Walking and Bicycling
Alliance for Biking and Walking | Create, Strengthen and Unite Bicycle and Pedestrian Advocacy Organizations
National Complete Streets Coalition | Integrates People and Place in the Planning and Design of Transportation Networks
Livable Streets Initiative | Rethinking Urban Transportation
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy I Promoting Sustainable and Equitable Transportation Worldwide
EMBARQ / World Resources Institute | Sustainable Urban Mobility Solutions to Improve Quality of Life in Cities
ChangeLab Solutions | Law and policy innovation for the common good
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center | Health, Safety, Engineering, Advocacy, Education, Access and Mobility

BIKE COMMUTING

Funked Up | The Financial Benefits of Commuting by Bike
Attributes of a Bicycle Friendly Business | League of American Bicyclists
Tax Benefits for Bike Commuters | League of American Bicyclists
National Bike Month Guide | League of American Bicyclists
Business Insider | Reasons to Bike to Work
Bikes Make Life Better | Company Bike Programs Help Recruit Talent
Kiplinger | See How Much You Can Save by Biking to Work

BIKE PARKING & PEDESTRIAN GUIDELINES

Association of Bike Parking Professionals (APBP) | Bike Parking Knowledge Base
APBP Essentials of Bike Parking | APBP Bicycle Parking Guidelines | Illustrated Guides on Bike Racks and Layouts
Federal Dept. of Transportation | Guidelines for Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities and Links to Other Resources

BIKE PARKING GUIDELINES- MUNICIPAL

Alameda, CA | Los Angeles, CA | San Francisco, CA | Chicago, IL | Boston, MA | Cambridge, MA | Minneapolis, MN | New York, NY: NYC Zoning Chart | NYC Bicycle Parking | NYC Planning | Chapel Hill, NC | Portland, OR | Pittsburgh, PA | Arlington, VA | Toronto, CN

ECONOMICS, FUNDING & INFRASTRUCTURE

Advocacy Advance | Public Grants and Funding
Federal Transit Administration | FTA Program and Bicycle Related Funding Opportunities
People for Bikes | Grant Guidelines
Indoor Bike Parking-How to Make Space and Recoup Costs (Article)

ENVIRONMENTAL & HEALTH BENEFITS

People For Bikes | Environmental Statistics Biking and the Environment
International Bicycle Fund | Organization Providing Information and Resources Promoting Sustainable Transportation
You Sustain | Biking Mileage / CO2 Emissions / Calorie Calculator
Bicycling.com | Cognitive and Mental Health Benefits
Better Health Channel: State Gov. of Victoria | Health Benefits
The Safe Routes to School Program | Promotes Walking and Bicycling to School through Infrastructure Improvements
National Brotherhood of Cyclists | Promotes Cycling for its Health and Fitness Benefits, Particularly in Poor Health Areas