September 28, 20119:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Training Wheels is an educational course on the planning and design o on-road bicycle acilitiessponsored by the Michigan Department o Transportation (MDOT). It will consist o two hours oclassroom instruction on the AASHTO Guide or the Development o Bicycle Facilities, ollowed by anon-road, on bike portion. During this portion we will casually ride through the community, analyzingtypes o on-road acilities available. There will be many stops to point out potential acility types,ollowed by a group exercise and discussion, questions rom participants and a brie wrap-up.
This course is or City, County, Township, Village and MDOT managers, engineers, planners, CityCouncils, DDA sta, Chamber o Commerce and other stakeholders that can help communities educateothers and adopt on-road bicycle acilities.
Class is intended to accommodate all levels o users. Please dress appropriately as we will bike, rainor shine. Class size is limited to a maximum o 25 participants. Light breakast and box lunch will beprovided. This training has been approved or P.E. & C.E.U. credits.
John LaPlante, P.E., P.T.O.E., Vice President, Chie Transportation Planning Engineer o T.Y. LINInternational (classroom instruction). John was the principal author o the current AASHTO Guide orthe Development o Bicycle Facilities (1999).Mike Amsden, AICP, T.Y. LIN International (bike tour)
Bicycle, helmet, and water bottle. I you need assistance in obtaining these items or class participation,contact Nina Ignaczak at (248) 858-2470 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre-registration is required and space is limited. The registration deadline is September 14, 2011.To register or the course, please contact Nina Ignaczak at (248) 858-2470 or email@example.com your name, email address, and organization.
Training Wheels: On-Road Bicycle Facility Design Training
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