Bike Law Michigan
-- "The Sinas Dramis Law Firm is deeply committed to the safety and rights of cyclists and is a proud member of Bike Law
, a national network of bicycle attorneys who advocate on behalf of all cyclists." the site contains a variety of resources including laws affecting bicyclists and a " What to do After a Bike Accident" section.
BIKESAFE - Bicycle Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System
(U.S. Federal Highway Administration) -- provides "practitioners with the latest information available for improving the safety and mobility of those who bike. The online tools provide the user with a list of possible engineering, education, or enforcement treatments to improve bicycle safety and/or mobility based on user input about a specific location."
Federal Highway Administration's Bicycle and Pedestrian Program's Key Resources
Ingham County Trails and Parks Millage
-- provides information about the various aspects of the development of a county-wide regional trails and parks system.
Michigan Complete Streets Coalition
-- works to promote statewide Complete Streets policies. Complete Streets policies ensure that engineers and planners design roadways to accommodate all users, not just motorists. A complete street allows pedestrians, bicyclists, transit users and those with disabilities to easily and safely use roads in their communities.
Michigan Traffic Crash Facts
-- "provides users with annual official Michigan crash data. There are two sections to the website: the Publications section that contains crash data statistics dating back to 1992; and the Data Query Tool, which allows users to perform advanced searches on the data over specific elements. The MTCF Data Query Tool allows users to build unique queries using Michigan crash data and see the results in the form of maps, tables, lists, bar and pie charts, on a timeline, or by downloading the actual police reports."
National Complete Streets Coalition
-- "...promotes the development and implementation of policies and professional practices that ensure streets are safe for people of all ages and abilities, balance the needs of different modes, and support local land uses, economies, cultures, and natural environments."
Road Terms and Definitions
(Michigan Department of Transportation)
Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks
-- "This document is intended to be a resource for transportation practitioners in small towns and rural communities. It applies existing national design guidelines in a rural setting and highlights small town and rural case studies.
"Statewide NFC Review Emphasis Area 2 County PDF Maps"
(Michigan Department of Transportation) -- Despite its jargon-rich title, this page is a good resource: it lists by county which roads are eligible for Federal road money and which ones are not.
University Region Non-Motorized Master Plan
-- In 2015 the Michigan Department of Transportation released a plan for its University Region
. The goals of the Plan were to: identify opportunities to enhance non-motorized transportation; prioritize non-motorized investment in the region; and provide a vision for a non-motorized network to guide public and private initiatives. This site contains the plan as well as detailed maps for the entire region and its counties.