Design Guides

Global Street Design Guide

GLOBAL, 2016
Supporting practitioners to redefine the role of streets in cities around the world. Created with the input of experts from 72 cities in 42 countries, the Guide offers technical details to inform street design that prioritizes pedestrians, cyclists, and transit riders.

Cycle infrastructure design (LTN 1/20)

Provides guidance to local authorities when delivering cycle infrastructure including:
  • planning for cycling
  • space for cycling within highways
  • transitions
  • cycle parking
  • commercial cycling
  • and more

Cycle Design Manual

Draws on the experience of delivering cycling infrastructure across Ireland over the last decade. Guided by the need to deliver safe cycle facilities for people of all ages and abilities.

Aotearoa urban street planning and design guide

Draws on national and international best practice to provide a framework for well-functioning urban environments. Urban environments that provide great places for everyone to live, work and play. Where people can move around safely and easily access a variety of transport options.

Bike Lane design guidelines

Bicycle lane designs have been evolving rapidly in recent years, in response to higher participation rates, community needs and expectations, and a greater emphasis on improving the safety and experience of on-road bike riding for cyclists of all abilities.

Cycleway Design Guide

Provides guidance for practitioners on desired outcomes for cycling and other forms of micromobility in NSW. Based on an integrated approach to planning, the guide aims to address both the movement function and place of cycleway types.

Providing for Bike Riding in Local Area Traffic Management Schemes

This document forms part of the Planning and Designing for Active Transport in Western Australia guidelines suite being developed by the Department of Transport (DoT) to help better inform planning and design for bike riding in WA.

Shared and Separated Paths

Developed to provide practicioners with guidance surrounding the planning and design of shared and separated paths in WA to enable the safe and effiecient movement of bicycle riders of all ages and abilities. It is intended to be a convenient and practical reference guide aimed at proactitioners with varying levels of experience.

Technical publications - Cyclists and pedestrians

The department provides technical information relating to road infrastructure and its operation, including reference documents for roads, bridges, traffic devices, signage and other facilities. There are specific documents for pedestrian and bicycle facilites on and around QLD roads.