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Design Guidance for Directional Path Signs (Cairngorms National Park Authority)
Design guidance providing good information about how to design signs that people use to get around the path network in the Cairngorms National Park. It is primarily for signs that help people find out where a path goes and how far it is to the destination. The guidance has been developed by the Cairngorms National Park Authority through engagement with a wide range of interested parties involved in path network development in the Park.

Direction Signing on the National Cycle Network - Sustrans Information Sheet FF26
Effective signage is essential for a path network to function properly and be enjoyed by its users. This information sheet outlines the Sustrans methodology for signing on the National Cycle Network.

Signage Guidance for Outdoor Access - A Guide to Good Practice (Paths for All)
Fully illustrated manual covering all aspects of signage for outdoor access. The guide provides detailed information about principles of signage, planning for signage, and advisory and directional signage. Detailed technical drawings and specifications are available for the construction and installation of various outdoor signage types.

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Cycle Infrastructure Design (Local Transport Note 2/08, Department of Transport)
Joint guidance between the Scottish Executive, Welsh Assembly Government and the Department of Transport. Primarily aimed at local authority transport practitioners, it brings together and updates previously available guidance on on-road and off-road cycling provision into a single, comprehensive design guide.

Cycle Infrastructure: Design Guidance and Best Practice (SEStran)
Design and best practice guidance to help local authorities, developers and others involved in providing new cycling infrastructure, whether specifically for cycling or for taking cycling into account for all forms of transportation infrastructure. The guidance provides basic information about cycle auditing and monitoring that can be used to help identify measures to improve a particular infrastructure scheme, a route or part of a network for cycling based on five key principles – coherence, directness, attractiveness, safety and comfort. It also provides basic information about surfaces for both on-road and off-road cycle infrastructure provision.

Signage Guidance for Farmers and Other Land Managers (Scottish Natural Heritage)
Quick reference guidance providing practical advice about using advisory signs to inform the public about day-to-day land management operations

Stalking and Public Access: Signs Guidance for Land Managers (National Access Forum)
Quick reference guidance providing practical advice to inform hill walkers about stalking using advisory signs. The guide is accompanied by specifically tailored sign templates with example appropriate wording which could be used in some situations, either on their own or in conjunction with other communication methods.

Traffic Signs and Signals (Department of Transport)
Details of guidance, information and working drawings for traffic signs and signals including traffic signs legislation and traffic signs manual.


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