An Avid Cyclist and Landscape Architect Shares Bike Lane / Cycle Track / BikePath Design Challenges and Solutions.

Start Date
10/03/2018
End Date
10/03/2018
Description
This session promises to showcase numerous case studies highlighting the
impact of inclusion in open spaces where the participants understand the
importance of a diverse planning and design team, which includes user input
from the standpoint of an avid cyclist/bicycle racer and the former Deputy
Director of WABA the bicycle advocacy organization. See from the perspective
of the landscape architect how to overcome various obstacles like
pedestrian/bicycle/vehicle conflicts; develop regulation and enforcement
requirements; and communicate regulations to the public. With nature as the
focal point of wellness discussion in the urban environment, the role of the multiuse
bike path provides a vital element as a main link within the work, live, play
realm
Location
Washington, DC
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Transportation
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. understand what strategies to use to engage the public during planning and post
planning process, to avoid conflicts and produce a successful outcome.
2. take away the importance of including a diverse, collaborative team including an
amateur cyclist to ensure a positive outcome.
3. see how designing a pathway from a user perspective is key to a successful
project.
4. maneuver between policy/enforcement obstacles and conflicts between an array
of activates from driving, walking, running, biking, passive and active play
Instructors
Adrienne McCray - Lee & Associates, Inc.Senior AssociateRLA, ASLAamccray@leeandassociatesinc.comNelle Pierson - JUMP BikesHead of Communications and Communitynelle@jumpbikes.com
Website Registration
Course Codes
POASLA.DesignDC.20181003.08
Provider
Potomac Chapter ASLA


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