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Complete Streets Design Practicum
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10/29/2014
When: Wednesday, October 29
3:00 to 4:15 p.m. Eastern
Contact: Debra Goeks
262-228-7025


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Complete Streets Design Practicum (75 minutes)

This webinar is free for APBP members. The fee for non-APBP members is $85. If you're a member, sign in to the website with your username and private, case-sensitive password to register at no charge.

Key takeaways:

  • Increase  knowledge and understanding of practical applications of Complete Streets policies
  • Explore available guidance alternatives and design criteria
  • Learn how to develop and evaluate design alternatives for Complete Streets projects

Description:
In this inquiry-based webinar, two National Complete Streets Coalition workshop instructors model how they approach challenging or complex design problems that arise from balancing the needs of multiple modes and users in varying transportation and land use contexts. The objective of this webinar is not to provide design solutions, but rather to demonstrate approaches to and aspects of the solution process.

Participants observe and participate in the iterative process of developing design alternatives for a complete street in three different contexts. The instructors, both of whom have significant planning, design, and engineering implementation experience and professional credentials, will: 

  1. Introduce the design issue(s) and its context
  2. Discuss key factors, considerations, and questions they would ask in approaching the problem
  3. Discuss and describe the specific flexibility within existing standards and guides that relates to this context, and show practical applications of this guidance in this context
  4. Demonstrate through their iterative discussion the decision-making process, including stakeholder engagement, warrants, hidden or lesser understood components of the decision-making process, and measuring performance 

Due to the interactive nature of this webinar, an optional Q&A period has been scheduled from 4:00 to 4:15 p.m. ET; participants are encouraged to stay in the session for the Q&A.

Presenters:
Jeffrey R.  Riegner, PE, AICP, PTOE
Jeff combines a passion for walking and bicycling with more than 24 years of transportation planning and design experience. He specializes in developing context-sensitive transportation and land use solutions that enhance and revitalize communities. As vice president and manager of the Wilmington, Delaware office of  Whitman, Requardt & Associates, Jeff has successfully worked with a wide variety of communities, from small towns to large cities, that have dramatically varying attitudes toward active transportation and platemaking. His project experience includes urban street design, bicycle and pedestrian master planning, transportation enhancements projects, trail planning and design, transit-oriented development, and integrated land use and transportation studies, all with a strong emphasis on effective public engagement. An accomplished speaker, Jeff is a registered professional engineer in four states, a certified planner, and a professional traffic operations engineer. He is the immediate past chair of the Institute of Transportation Engineers Pedestrian and Bicycle Council and the Newark, Delaware Bicycle Committee.

Paul Zykofsky, AICP, Assoc. AIA
Paul Zykofsky directs the Local Government Commission’s programs related to land use and transportation planning, community design, and health and the built environment and has worked at LGC for nearly 20 years. Paul has experience in land-use, air quality, transportation planning and health and the built environment. He is co-author of documents on transit-oriented development, street design, walkability, traffic calming and public participation in planning. Paul is a frequent presenter at local, regional and national conferences and has experience facilitating workshops, design charrettes and planning processes. He is nationally certified to facilitate Safe Routes to School workshops and teaches the FHWA’s Designing for Pedestrian Safety and Pedestrian Safety Action Plan courses. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, an Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects and a member of the Congress for the New Urbanism.

Continuing Education Credits: APBP will provide an attendance certificate to those who document their professional development hours; each 60-minute webinar provides one hour of training (.1 CEU). APBP has applied to the AICP for  1.25 Certification Maintenance credit for this webinar.

The fee to purchase a site license is $85 for non-APBP members. Each site license includes one phone connection (toll charges apply, or use VoIP), one Internet connection, one set of handouts for unlimited attendees in the same location, and access to the recording. (You may be required to download free software from Citrix GoToMeeting in order to participate in the webinar.) APBP accepts Visa, MasterCard or AMEX. For more information, contact Debra Goeks (262-228-7025 or info "at" apbp.org).

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