Appendix B - Further References

Appendix B - Further References

Further Reading

Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (The Stationery Office)

This UK road engineering document focuses on the design of road schemes and is one of the main influences of this Good Practice Guide. This document is the industry standard in the planning, design, and delivery, of road schemes and is aimed at road design engineers.

Inclusive Mobility (Department for Transport, 2005)

This document describes a process for ensuring the needs of disabled people are included within the design of transport infrastructure, and is one of the main influences of this Good Practice Guide.

Guidance on the Use of Tactile Paving Surfaces (Department for Transport, 2005)

This document provides guidance on the use of dropped kerbs and tactile surfaces at pedestrian crossing points and recommends the type of tactile surface arrangement to be adopted at different types of pedestrian crossings.

Inclusive Projects (Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee, 2003)

This document describes a process for ensuring the needs of disabled people are included within the design of projects. The document is primarily targeted at buildings rather than road construction. However, most of the principles described in the document apply equally to road projects.

Designing Streets (Scottish Government, 2010)

This document focuses on the design of lightly trafficked streets to redress the balance between vehicles, pedestrians and other road users. Some trunk roads could be described as streets but their primary function is traffic movement. Many of the principles described within the document would assist disabled and older people and may be appropriate to apply to certain trunk road schemes, especially on routes running through towns and villages.

Cycling By Design (Scottish Government, 2010)

This document focuses on the design of new cycling infrastructure however it represents a reference document for the design of new infrastructure used by all non-motorised forms of transport.

Making Transportation Accessible - A Canadian Planning Guide (Transport Canada, 1998)

This document considers all the aspects of making transport accessible to disabled and older people and records the experience and good practice from Canada. This strategic document is aimed at transport planners, designers, manufacturers and operators.

Local Transport Note LTN 1/11 Shared Space (Department for Transport, 2011)

This document sets out various considerations in the development of a shared space design with particular emphasis on stakeholder engagement.

Reference Documents

Roads for All - The Trunk Road Network Disability Equality Scheme and Action Plan (Transport Scotland, 2006)
http://www.transportscotland.gov.uk/files/documents/roads/Roads-for-All-revised.pdf

Scottish Executive's Disability Equality Scheme (Scottish Executive, 2006)
ISBN 978 0 7559 5223 6

Improved Public Transport for Disabled People (Scottish Executive, 2006)
ISBN 0 7559 6033 5

Older People: Their Transport Needs and Requirements (Department for Transport, 2001)

Inclusive Mobility (Department for Transport, 2005)
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/3695/inclusive-mobility.pdf

Guidance on the Use of Tactile Paving Surfaces (Department for Transport, 2005)
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/3622/tactile-pavement.pdf

Colour, Contrast & Perception - Design Guidance for Internal Built Environments by Keith Bright, Geoff Cook, John Harris (University of Reading, 1997)
ISBN 0 70491 2082

Sign Design Guide by Peter Barker, June Fraser (The Sign Design Society)
ISBN 185878 4123

Cycling By Design (Scottish Government, 2010)
ISBN 978 1 906006 68 6

Designing Streets (Scottish Government, 2010)
ISBN 978 0 7559 8264 6

Traffic Signs Manual (Department for Transport, 2006)
ISBN 978 0 11 550 559 1

Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance (Scottish Government, 2008)
ISBN 978 1 906006 27 3

Puffin Crossing Good Practice Guide (Department for Transport, 2006)
http://assets.dft.gov.uk/publications/puffin-good-practice/puffin-good-practice-guide.pdf

Further copies of this document are available, on request, in audio and large print formats and in community languages (Urdu; Bengali; Gaelic; Hindi; Punjabi; Cantonese; Arabic; Polish).

Further copies of this document are available, on request, in audio and large print formats and in community languages (Urdu; Bengali; Gaelic; Hindi; Punjabi; Cantonese; Arabic; Polish)

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