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Experts who provide training for bicycle/pedestrian facilities

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National Center for Bicycling and Walking maintains a listing of training opportunities for topics related to bicycle and pedestrian facilities, including safety and facility design.

TRAINING COURSECONTACT INFOARRANGEMENTS AND DETAILS
Designing streets for safe bicycle accommodation Description: 1-day workshop for planners, engineers, on designing bicycle travel space on any kind of street

Instructor: John Ciccarelli
Sponsor: Bicycle Solutions
Contact: John Ciccarelli (415) 912-6999 info@bicyclesolutions.com
www.bicyclesolutions.com/
class_accomodation.htm

Arrangements: via contract with sponsoring agencies
Date(s): by arrangement
Location: by arrangement
Cost: varies
Course: All about bicycle parking & storage
Description: Image-based seminar on selecting, installing bike racks, lockers, and shared bicycle storage
Instructor: John Ciccarelli
Sponsor: Bicycle Solutions
Contact: John Ciccarelli
(415) 912-6999 info@bicyclesolutions.com
www.bicyclesolutions.com/class_ps.htm
Arrangements: via contract with sponsoring agencies
Date(s): by arrangement
Location: by arrangement
Cost: varies
Course: Walkable Community Workshops Description: Training Courses (one or two-day) on pedestrian, bicycle facilities; traffic calming; healthy street design; walkable communities Instructor: Dan Burden, and others as required
Sponsor: Walkable Communities, Inc. with local sponsor
Contact: (386) 454-3304 Walkable@aol.com
Arrangements: via contract with sponsoring agencies
Date(s): by arrangement
Location: by arrangement
Cost: varies
Course: Pedestrian Safety Roadshow Description: 4-hour workshop helps communities identify and address pedestrian safety concerns.
Instructor: Varies
Sponsor: US Dept. of Transportation with local agencies as arranged
Contact: Dan Nabors, 202-366-8595, dan.nabors@fhwa.dot.gov
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/roadshow/walk/
Arrangements: Contact Leverson Boodlal and FHWA and visit website
Date(s): By arrangement Location: By arrangement
Cost: None
Course: Federal Highway Administration's University Level Bicycle & Pedestrian Course
Description: Graduate or undergraduate level curricula on pedestrian and bicycle planning and design
Instructor: Varies
Sponsor: Intended for use by universities and colleges
Contact: Carol Tan Esse, Carol.Tan.Esse@fhwa.dot.gov or Dan Nabors, 202-366-8595, dan.nabors@fhwa.dot.gov
See Brochure
Arrangements: Varies
Date(s): Varies
Location: Varies
Cost: Paid for the same way other university courses are
Course: Bicycle and Pedestrian Issues
Description: 3-hour workshop on impact of bicycle and pedestrian programs.land-use, design and operations, and creative strategies
Instructor: Christopher Hagelin
Sponsor: Center for Urban Transportation Research, Univ. of South Florida
Contact: Christopher Hagelin 813-974-2977, hagelin@cutr.usf.edu
Link: http://www.cutr.usf.edu or brochure: http://www.cutr.usf.edu/tdm/pdf/Comm_Choice.pdf
Arrangements: Taught as part of CUTR's 12 - 40 hr. Commuter Choice Certification Program; students can attend without registering for whole program Date(s): Contact instructor Location: Contact instructor Cost: Free for Florida participants

Course: Bicycle Facility Design & Pedestrian Facility Design
Description: Courses currently being developed

Sponsor: National Highway Institute, a division of FHWA
Contact: Danielle Mathis-Lee 703-235-0528 or danielle.mathis-lee@fhwa.dot.gov
For websites see:
Bicycle Facility Design
Pedestrian Facility Design

Instructor: To be announced
Arrangements: TBA
Date(s): TBA
Location: TBA
Cost: TBA
Course: Pedestrian and Bicycle design Description: 2- and 3-day combined bike and pedestrian courses; 2-day bike or ped courses also available Sponsor: by arrangement (see "Pedestrian Design 101" Oak Park IL course for example)
Contact: (541) 745-5370 michaelnandrea@attbi.com
Instructor: Michael Ronkin
Date(s): by arrangement
Location: by arrangement
Cost: varies
Design Course: Understanding traffic calming Description: Image-based presentation for cities, neighborhoods, and civic groups Sponsor: Bicycle Solutions
Contact: John Ciccarelli (415) 912-6999 info@bicyclesolutions.com
http://www.bicyclesolutions.com/class_calm.htm
Instructor: John Ciccarelli Arrangements: via contract with sponsoring agencies
Date(s): by arrangement Location: by arrangement Cost: varies
Safety Course: Context Sensitive Solution Training Description: Teaches practitioners to look "beyond the pavement" to balance mobility needs with community and environment Sponsor: Project for Public Spaces
Contact: Toni Gold (860) 232-9018 urbanedge@aol.com
http://www.pps.org/CSS/css_training_2002.htm
Instructor: Toni Gold
Arrangements: Contact course coordinator for dates and course details Date(s): Contact coordinator
Location: Contact coordinator
Cost: Contact coordinator

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