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Bicycle-Friendly Streets: Design Standards

"Bike Friendly Streets: Design Standards" presents examples of cities across the United States and globally redesigning their streets to accommodate and encourage bicycling. From road diets that make room for bike lanes to complete redesigns of streets, cities are stepping up to the challenge of providing a variety of options for the bicyclists in their communities.

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Course Info

  • Duration 7 video lessons (41 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2013
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    1.
    Introduction and Background History
    Chapter Duration 3 mins
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    2.
    Where to start?
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    Bike Lanes
    Chapter Duration 7 mins
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    Cycle Tracks
    Chapter Duration 12 mins
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    Bike Boulevards
    Chapter Duration 6 mins
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    Bike Paths
    Chapter Duration 3 mins
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    Wrap Up
    Chapter Duration 1 min

Course Description

"Bike Friendly Streets: Design Standards" presents examples of  cities across the United States and globally redesigning their streets to accommodate and encourage bicycling. From road diets that make room for bike lanes to complete redesigns of streets, cities are stepping up to the challenge of providing a variety of options for the bicyclists in their communities. This course is taught by a traffic engineer,  geared for planners who want to learn how to properly build buffered bike lanes, cycle tracks, and other appropriate bike infrastructure for safer, mixed-mode transportation infrastructure.

Learn these skills

  • Bicycle Planning
  • Land Use
  • Sustainability
  • Transportation
  • Urban Design

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This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

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Michelle DeRobertis

Michelle DeRobertis

Michelle DeRobertis, P.E. serves as Principal at Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities.

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