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16 The Florida bicycle and pedestrian level of service models Implications for Research Project have a strong scientific basis, but their incorporation in the national manuals has been hindered by the perception (valid The major issues for establishing a multimodal level of or not) that they are based strictly on data from a single city service framework are as follows: in a single state, even though they have been applied in many jurisdictions around the United States. There are also con- 1. Establishing comparability of meanings for LOS grades cerns at the national level (valid or not) that the level of serv- across modes, ice measured in Florida for bicycles and pedestrians is a 2. Establishing models for predicting LOS that reflect the in- different dimension of traveler satisfaction not related to teractions among modes in an urban street setting, and traditional traffic operations analysis and, therefore, incom- 3. Establishing a credible national basis for the multimodal patible with the national manuals. LOS framework and models.