Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities

Start Date
08/14/2013
End Date
08/14/2023
Description
This course provides an overview of bicycle and pedestrian facilities. This course can serve as a refresher or update on key planning, safety, and design issues pertaining to human-powered transportation modes for the practicing transportation engineer and planner.

The material is divided into three basic topics: an overview of safety, mode usage, and evolution of federal policies, basic design concepts and considerations for pedestrians, and basic design concepts and considerations for bicyclists. Key learning objectives include:
Describe the evolution of federal policies pertaining to bicycle and pedestrian facilities
Identify key safety and usage trends
Discuss and interpret guidance on basic pedestrian design elements, including intersections and midblock crossings
Provide an overview of accessibility concepts and regulations
Discuss and interpret guidance on basic bicycle design elements
Identify and select appropriate types of bicycle facilities

This course should be of interest to city and county engineers, consulting transportation engineers, land use and transportation planners, and other professionals whose role includes planning, designing, and operating the surface transportation infrastructure.

Course Instructor:
Rod Turochy


Course Length: 3 Hours, ( 0.3CEUs or 3PDHs or 3CPCs )
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Transportation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
3.0
Learning Outcomes
Describe the evolution of federal policies pertaining to bicycle and pedestrian facilities
Identify key safety and usage trends
Discuss and interpret guidance on basic pedestrian design elements, including intersections and midblock crossings
Provide an overview of accessibility concepts and regulations
Discuss and interpret guidance on basic bicycle design elements
Identify and select appropriate types of bicycle facilities
Instructors
Dr. Rod Turochy
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Course Codes
Provider
Engineering Continuing Education


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