In June of this year, the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) released its long overdue update of Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities. This publication is a key resource for designing bike facilities in the US and had not been revised since 1999.
The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) has partnered with Toole Design Group to offer a series of free webinars on the updated AASHTO Bicycle Guide. Seven webinars are scheduled and each will cover a different topic area. The first one is scheduled for August 10 and here’s the description from PBIC:
Aug. 10, 2012: Overview of Revised AASHTO Guide for Development of Bicycle Facilities
This webinar will provide an overview of the entire Guide and its evolution and use throughout the U.S., as well as other resources that are used for bicycle facility design (MUTCD, NACTO). Participants will gain an understanding of the purpose and design imperative for the Guide, as well as the more substantive additions and revisions that have been made to the Guide. Participants will be encouraged to participate in subsequent webinars that will provide more detail on each topic area in the Guide.
Presenters: Jennifer Toole and Peter Lagerwey
Follow this link to view the entire AASHTO Bike Guide webinar series and to register for any of the webinars. This webinar series has been approved by the American Planning Association for certification maintenance credits.