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December 17/12 23:24 pm - Wayfinding Options for Cyclists


Posted by Editoress on 12/17/12
 

Bicycle wayfinding signs are different than other signs placed in the right of way because they are part of a system of sequential destination information; thus, planning, placement and maintenance are critical to maintaining the system. This webinar will go beyond the guidance found in the MUTCD and the 2012 AASHTO Bicycle Guide to consider the details of developing and implementing a city-wide bicycle sign system. Planners, engineers, municipal staff and consultants should attend this webinar to gain a better understanding of an increasingly common bicycle facility.

The presentation will cover these topics:

• The value of providing wayfinding for urban cyclists
• Approaches to planning and implementation
• Strategies to determine and prioritize signed bicycle routes
• Issues of planning, placement and maintenance of signs, including sign design and placement within the right of way that integrates guidelines from the 2009 MUTCD, the 2012 AASHTO Bicycle Guide, and the AASHTO Green Book
• Special issues related to trails

Examples from Seattle, Baltimore, and other locations will be included. (APBP suggests following up with the webinar on January 16th, which will address the topic of Best Practices in Pedestrian Wayfinding; click here to register.) Please note this is a 75-minute webinar.

Presenters:

• Virginia Coffman, Senior Planner, Toole Design Group
• Robert Patten, Senior Planner, Toole Design Group.

Wednesday, December 19th, 3:00 to 4:15 pm Eastern time

$50 per site for APBP members; $75 per site for non-members

Register here: www.apbp.org/event/Dec-19_webinar

This webinar will be recorded; a link to the recording will be e-mailed to participants within 48 hours after the live session. APBP has applied to the AICP for 1.25 Certification Maintenance credits for this session. APBP will provide an attendance certificate to APBP members who document their professional development hours. 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.) For more information, contact Debra Goeks (262-228-7025 or info@apbp.org).

 


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