Delaware Statewide Pedestrian Action Plan Phase I: Policy Analysis. Presentation October/ November 2007. Walking is the most fundamental form of transportation.
Phase I: Policy Analysis
October/ November 2007
Walkability takes into account the quality of pedestrian facilities, roadway conditions, land use patterns, community support, security and comfort for walking.
Ensuring that paths and sidewalks are continuous and interconnected where feasible.
Developing consistent design standards for crosswalks, sidewalks and pathways.
Clarifying maintenance responsibility for sidewalks.
Reviewing traffic rules and driver behavior to help support a safer pedestrian environment.
Promoting land use and traffic patterns that encourage walking and reduce air pollution.
Phase I: PolicyAnalysis Document
Phase II: Statewide Pedestrian Action Plan
Phase III: Implementation
FHWA Policy For Pedestrian Facilities
City of Dover
At wide intersections, pedestrian access can be enhanced through a variety of features.
The zone system divides the sidewalk corridor into four zones to ensure that pedestrians have a sufficient amount of clear space to travel.
Curb 6 in.
Planter/Furniture/Utility 24 in., 48 in.
Pedestrian Access Route 60 in.
Frontage 30 in.
Total Sidewalk Corridor 10 ft. – 12 ft.
Improve the quality of life throughout Delaware by promoting safe and convenient pedestrian travel that enhances personal mobility, accessibility and fitness.
Standards and Guidelines
Inventory and Plan
Implementation and Education
Responsibility and Funding
Pedestrian Counts and Observations
Research and Evaluation
Make Organizational Staffing Changes
Refinement of Goals, Objectives and Action Items
Policies, Plans, Regulations, Standards and Guidelines
City of New Castle
Town of Clayton
Phase III: Statewide Pedestrian Safety Action PlanJanuary 2008 – December 2008
City of Wilmington