The document contains the following information or guidance:
Summary of some policies that relate to pedestrians.
· General guidance on planning for pedestrian facilities, such as understanding pedestrian types and their needs, components that constitute a pedestrian facility, attributes of a good pedestrian facility, and planning considerations of some important components of a pedestrian facility.
· Design guidelines on specific components of a pedestrian facility such as sidewalk, crosswalk, foot-over bridges and subways etc.
These guidelines are targeted for use by all local bodies and municipalities in Karnataka dealing with pedestrian or roadway infrastructure. It is recommended that the municipalities follow these guidelines, when planning for new infrastructure or improving the existing roadway/pedestrian infrastructure.