apbp Webinar - All In: The Value of Investing in Complete and Green Streets
Wednesday, March 19 | 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET
Register today: http://www.apbp.org/event/Mar-19_webinar
Join APBP to explore an excellent example of a comprehensive initiative: Boston’s Complete Streets Guidelines.
Boston’s fully committed, “all in” approach to complete streets helps it realize the full range of safety, social and economic benefits that arise from investing in streets that are multimodal, green and smart.
The presentation offers an overview of the Guidelines that highlights:
- features specific to pedestrian accommodation and bicycle facilities
- green streets
- storm water management tools
- lighting, mobility and information infrastructure
- alternative curbside uses; and implementation
- principles and design review.
Details and registration here.
|Mandatory Helmet Legislation: Yes or No?|
Discuss this month at APBP Live!
Join other APBP members to discuss and formulate APBP’s policy on mandatory helmet legislation. You can join a small group discussion on March 13, comment via the APBP Live! forum, and/or participate in a free webinar on March 27.
- To participate in a small group discussion at 3pm ET on March 13, e-mail Kit Keller.
- To review and respond to the proposed position, visit the forum
- To register for the all-member meeting on March 27, click here
|apbp Announces 2014 Webinar Program |
Register here: http://www.apbp.org/event/2014_12webinars
Regular participants at apbp's monthly webinars know that they're a great way to bring stakeholders, colleagues and clients together to explore bicycle and pedestrian issues and build support for active transportation. Register for a full year of webinars and get 12 webinars for the price of 10. Click here to see the full 2014 schedule and register.
Want to present a webinar? Click here to submit an RFP.
U.S. Federal Transportation Policy Briefings
Tune in on Tuesday, March 11 at 1:00 pm ET to hear an update on the 2014 National Bike Summit and the latest on federal transportation policy. Hosted by APBP, the League of American Bicyclists, and the Alliance for Biking & Walking every second Tuesday at 1pm ET. Policy webinars are free and not recorded.
FHWA Memorandum: Bicycle and Pedestrian Design Flexibility
August, FHWA released a memorandum expressing their support for taking a
flexible approach to bicycle and pedestrian facility design. The memo
affirms that, "The National Association of City Transportation Officials
(NACTO) Urban Bikeway Design Guide and the Institute of Transportation
Engineers (ITE) Designing Urban Walkable Thoroughfares guide builds upon
the flexibilities provided in the AASHTO guides, which can help
communities plan and design safe and convenient facilities for
pedestrian and bicyclists. FHWA supports the use of these resources to
further develop nonmotorized transportation networks, particularly in
Designing Urban Walkable Thoroughfares
is an ITE Recommended Practice that guides practitioners through
applying a context sensitive approach throughout planning and design.
View the memorandum here.
NACTO’s Urban Street Design Guide Webinar
A well-illustrated, concrete vision for the future of city streets, NACTO's Urban Street Design Guide charts the principles and practices of the nation’s foremost engineers, planners and designers working in cities today. Watch this recorded webinar to learn how to use this resource in your community, and how specific topics and elements in the document differ from conventional practice in the U.S. Click here to watch the webinar. Click here to download the handouts.
Purchase a copy of the guide here: http://bit.ly/1866eQz Enter the promo code 4NACTO for a 20% discount, which reduces the price to $40. Offer good through 5/31/14.
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