Sustainable Cities

Transit Street Design Guide

NACTOTransit Street Design Guide book ’s Transit Street Design Guide provides detailed recommendations and illustrated examples for integrating bus, streetcar, and light rail transit with biking and pedestrian features into the fabric of complete urban streets. Intended for transportation practitioners. The guide includes city case studies, best practices in urban environments, research and evaluation of existing designs, and professional consensus, all drawn from North American street design practice. The proper design of bus, bus rapid transit, light rail and street car facilities and intersections optimizes all modes of transportation.

The Transit Street Design Guide is available for purchase from Island Press and as an interactive document on NACTO’s website.

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