Now That e-Bikes Are On Trails, What Do We Know?

Drawing from a recently published online study out of Portland State University, on-the-ground knowledge from Jefferson County, CO, and trail management lessons from Europe, this webinar will provide attendees a range of case studies at the local, state, federal, and international levels to understand and manage e-bikes on a variety of infrastructure.

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February 28, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (Pacific Time) {more time zones}

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (Mountain Time)
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM (Central Time)
01:00 PM to 02:30 PM (Eastern Time)

Cost (RECORDING):

$19 for members (Trail Professional level or higher)
$39 for nonmembers

Learning Credit Cost:

  • CEUs are included with the registration fee for this webinar.
  • Purchase a recording

    Note:

    Closed Captioning is available for this webinar.
    Learning Credits
    are available for this webinar.

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    Webinar Outline


    This webinar is a continuation of the 2017 webinar on e-bike access and management, designed to highlight "what we know" about e-bike use on paved, soft surface, and singletrack trails. Drawing from a recently published online study out of Portland State University, on-the-ground knowledge from Jefferson County, CO, and trail management lessons from Europe, this webinar will provide attendees a range of case studies at the local, state, federal, and international levels to understand and manage e-bikes on a variety of infrastructure.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand what e-bike studies and management case studies are available
    • Understand the management processes taking place at the local, State, Federal and international levels
    • Hear from experts in the management and policy field on the latest e-bike sales and demographics trends


    Presenters


    Morgan Lommele, E-Bike Campaign Manager, PeopleForBikes

    Morgan Lommele manages the joint partnership between the Bicycle Product Suppliers Associationand PeopleForBikes to improve access for people who want to ride electric bicycles and electric mountain bikes. This work involves coordinating strategic state-by-state advocacy campaigns; representing the bicycle industry in policy negotiations; building relationships with and between policy makers, non-profits, academia, and industry partners; writing letters, blog posts, planning documents, and memos; and tracking electric bicycle-related legislative and policy issues. Morgan holds B.A.s in International Affairs, Sociology and German from the University of Colorado, and a M.S. in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver.

    Contact: [email protected]

     

    Chris Bernhardt, Principal, C2 Recreation Consulting

    Chris Bernhardt, with C2 Recreation Consulting, has a passion for sharing the outdoors with others. Using his 30 years in the AEC industry he has developed model trail projects in locations from Switzerland to China, creating facilities that tangibly improve people’s lives through recreation.

    Contact: [email protected]

     

    Mary Ann Bonnell, Visitor Services Manager, Jefferson County Open Space

    Ms. Bonnell joined Jeffco Open Space in 2014 and is the Visitor Services Manager. She supports the park ranger, park maintenance, park permits and education programs and is in uniform and on patrol in our parks at least one day a week. Ms. Bonnell's first job with Jeffco Open Space was as a Seasonal Naturalist in 1994. After gathering nearly 20 years of park ranger and natural resource management experience working for four agencies and organizations including Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the City of Aurora, Plains Conservation Center and the Catalina Island Marine Institute, she returned to Jeffco Open Space. She has a degree in Biology from CU Boulder and is the co-lead investigator for the Denver Metro Area Coyote Study.

    Contact: [email protected]

     

    Webinar Resources

    PeopleForBikes

    https://peopleforbikes.org/ebikes

    PeopleForBikese-MTB-specific page

    https://peopleforbikes.org/our-work/e-bikes/for-land-managers/

    C2 Recreation Consulting

    http://c2recreation.com/

    Jefferson County Open Space, Colorado

    https://www.jeffco.us/open-space

    Jefferson County Open Space –e-Bike Study

    https://www.jeffco.us/3339/Research


    Closed Captioning

    We are offering closed captioning for our webinars, thanks to a partnership with VZP Digital. If you are in need of this service, please email us prior to the webinar. An unedited transcript will be sent to all attendees following the webinar.

    Learning Credits and CEUs

    American Trails is proud to be a certified provider of the following learning credits and continuing education opportunities:

    • American Institute of Certified Planners Continuing Maintenance (AICP CM)
    • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES PDH)
    • National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) CEU equivalency petition
    • CEU equivalency petition for other organizations (please inquire with American Trails)

    Learning credits are included in the registration fee, free for our sponsored webinars, or a $15 fee for nonmembers for our free webinars without a sponsor.

    Our typical 90-minute webinars earn the following credits: AICP (1.5 CM), LA CES (1.5 PDH), and NRPA CEU equivalency petition (0.10). The amount of credits offered for our webinars is determined by the length of the webinar.


    Disclaimer

    While we may individually agree (or disagree) in whole or in part with any or all of the participants, the views expressed in these webinars are not necessarily representative of the views of American Trails as an organization or its board and staff.


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