Learn more about the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center at Pro Walk/ Pro Bike/ Pro Place

News Brief

September 2, 2014

CHAPEL HILL , NC—The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) will be at Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place and invites you to stop by our booth or attend one of the many sessions featuring PBIC staff.

Visit our Booth
Come by the PBIC's booth, No. 404, to meet our staff and learn more about the many research publications and pedestrian and bicycle safety resources and programs the center offers, including upcoming webinars, BIKESAFE and facility costs.

FHWA's 2014 Cycle Track Planning and Design Project
1:30-3 p.m. Tuesday, Breakout Room 303
Program Manager Carl Sundstrom will be among the presenters discussing the Federal Highway Administration's 2014 Cycle Track Planning and Design Project. The presentation will provide an overview of the project as well as information on cycle track safety, accessibility, intersection design, cost estimates, and how cycle tracks fit within a connected bicycle network. Creating a

Safer System through State Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Campaigns
1:15-2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Breakout Room 310
PBIC Associate Director Laura Sandt will join a panel discussion on how states can develop comprehensive safety campaigns to reduce pedestrian and bicycle injuries. The panel will cover how campaigns can be developed, launched, and evaluated, with examples from efforts in North Carolina and Florida.

Bicycling and Walking Safety, Attitudes, Behaviors, and Trends: A Review of New Data
4:15-5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Breakout Room 301
Sandt will moderate a discussion with speakers from the Alliance for Biking and Walking and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on the latest data and new reports describing bicycling and walking trends, including participation, access, mode share, and fatality rates.

Walk Friendly Communities Showcase
3-3:30 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30-10 a.m. Wednesday, Gallery Posters
Sundstrom, the Walk Friendly Communities program manager, and Kristen Langford, a program specialist, will talk about the Walk Friendly Communities program and how cities worked to make their communities more attractive, vibrant, and safe places to walk. .