Institute of Transportation Engineers: Complete Streets Workshop

Where:
CRD
625 Fisgard Street
Victoria, BC
When:
October 20th, 2014
Description:

This workshop provides technical complete streets design implementation tools, and the foundation necessary to more routinely create complete streets networks that serve all users.

As a result of the Complete Streets Design Implementation for Professionals workshop, participants will know how to:

  1. Describe the benefits of adopting an effective complete streets policy
  2. Deploy four strategies for its effective implementation:
    1. Training staff to balance the needs of all users
    2. Revising internal procedures to accommodate all users
    3. Revising design manuals
    4. Analyzing performance data related to all users
  3. Examine design research, best practices, standards, guides, and technical tools that help design professionals balance and meet the needs of all users
  4. Describe technical design flexibility within current design guides and standards
  5. Assess and identify appropriate next steps toward adoption of an effective complete streets policy in their jurisdictions, or more effectively implementing their existing complete streets policies
Target Audience:
  • Planners and engineers
  • Urban designers, architects, and landscape architects
  • Public works: Design, construction, maintenance, management, and operations
  • Transportation planning
  • Community development
  • Transit
  • Bicycle and pedestrian
  • Storm water management and mitigation
  • Utilities, water, and sewer planning
  • Project management and maintenance
  • Public health
  • K-12 school transportation
  • Trails planning and maintenance
Instructor:
Peter Lagerwey is the Regional Office Director for Toole Design Group in the Northwest, and has over 27 years managing high profile pedestrian and bicycle projects and programs with the City of Seattle and as a private consultant. Peter is a nationally known expert having worked on non-motorized projects and made presentations in over 200 states, counties, and cities. Most recently he was the project manager for developing and implementing the widely acclaimed Seattle Bicycle Master Plan; and co-author of the FHWA manual on "How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan." Peter bring extensive experience in the development and implementation of policies and programs related to bike lanes, sharrows, bicycle parking, marked crosswalks, school signing, curb ramps, sidewalks, and trails. Other areas of expertise include development and implementation of Complete Streets policies, bicycle and pedestrian maps, grant writing, legal issues, safe routes to school, social marketing, encouragement and education programs, and public participation.
Schedule:

8:30-9:00 — Coffee, tea, snacks, and registration

9:00-12:00 — Morning session

12:00-1:15 — Independent lunch break

1:15-2:30 — Afternoon session

Pricing:
  • Early bird (before September 30): $50
  • Regular: $60
Flyer:
Click here (PDF)
Refund Policy:
Full refunds up to September 30, no refunds after that day. Substitutions allowed.

Registration is closed.