Save the Date! MSLA Bicycle Facilities Design Training Session with “On·Bike” Component

June 16th 2018

MaineASLA is organizing an on-bike training session lead by Jim Tasse, PhD. Jim is a League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor (LCI, #1308) and the Education Director of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine (BCM). This training session will be geared toward landscape architects and engineers who design public transportation facilities.

The three-hour session includes:

•      Introduction and goal setting activity.

•       Review of AASHTO, NACTO, PACTS design guidelines and strategies for accommodation, including MaineDOT Complete Streets and LCP policies.

•      Bicycles and helmets with basic road safety instruction.

•      On-Bike, 4-5 mile bicycle conditions assessment ride with short learning stops.

•      Follow-up discussion on facilities design, roadway comfort and perceived safety.

 

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