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Rapid Implementation and Pilot Projects (Protected Lanes #4)
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When: Wednesday, December 3
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Eastern time
Contact: Debra Goeks

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Rapid Implementation and Pilot Projects (Protected Lanes #4)

This webinar is free to current APBP members and the staff of Green Lane Project Focus Cities. If you are a member of APBP, sign in to the website with your username and password. Or contact Green Lane Project (PeopleForBikes) staff to get a registration code.

Key takeaways:
•    Identify key factors for success in rapid implementation
•    Recognize when a pilot project is the right tool for rapid implementation
•    Describe best practices for effective pilot projects

The concept of rapid implementation upends the usual order of the planning process—design, engage, execute—to put projects on the ground quickly, then refine design based on public input and actual usage. In this webinar, presenters from Austin and Memphis discuss key factors for success and the role of pilot projects in rapid implementation of protected bike lanes.

In this session, learn how the cities of Austin and Memphis have evolved a replicable process for getting projects on the ground quickly. Specific factors conducive to rapid implementation of new facilities are considered, including capacity, resources, process and public outreach. Pilot projects are a tool for rapid implementation, and communities have learned some sharp lessons about what works—and what doesn’t. Hear about the evolution of pilot projects in Memphis, including considerations for planning and implementation to maximize community acceptance.

Read about pilot projects here: ‘Ready, fire, aim’: How to make a great protected bike lane pilot project

Annick Beaudet, Capital Planning Consultant, City of Austin
Kyle Wagenschutz, Bikeway/Pedestrian Coordinator, Memphis Urban Area MPO

Thanks to the sponsorship of PeopleForBikes, this webinar is free to APBP members and staff in Green Lane Project cities.

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 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"