TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 612: Safe and Aesthetic Design of Urban Roadside Treatments explores recommended design guidelines for safe and aesthetic roadside treatments in urban areas. The report also examines a toolbox of roadside treatments designed to balance pedestrian, bicyclist, and motorist safety and mobility.
NCHRP Report 612 includes four appendices, three of which are available online. The fourth, Appendix C, is included with the report.
Appendix A includes detailed information about the urban control zone corridor sites.
Appendix B includes the summary statistics for the report's case study sites.
Appendix C includes an urban roadside design toolbox, and
Appendix D provides draft language for the urban chapter in the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide.
Tables 19 and 20 on p. 43 of NCHRP Report 612 include incorrect information. The corrected tables are available online.
Table of Contents
|Scope of Study||3-4|
|Roadside Safety: Current Practices||5-6|
|Examining Roadside Safety in Urban Environments||7-7|
|Preventing Vehicles from Leaving the Travelway||8-10|
|Safety of Urban Roadside Elements||11-35|
|Literature Review Conclusion||36-36|
|Urban Control Zone Assessment||37-45|
|Case Study Task and Summary of Findings||46-48|
|Appendix A - Urban Control Zone Corridor Study Reports||56-56|
|Appendix B - Case Study Reports||57-57|
|Appendix C - Toolkit for Urban Roadside Design||58-63|
|Appendix D - Draft Chapter 10 for AASHTO Roadside Design Guide||64-64|
|Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications||65-65|