PBIC News Releases

Upcoming Webinar Series to Focus on Separated Bike Lanes
(May 16, 2016) This two-part webinar series will discuss how to effectively plan and design separated bike lanes.

PBIC announces free webinar on the Walk Friendly Communities program
(May 4, 2016) This webinar will discuss how communities can leverage the Mayor's Challenge to become a Walk Friendly Commmunity.

PBIC announces free webinar on adopting international practices in the U.S.
(March 9, 2016) This webinar will discuss what we can learn from other countries to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety.

PBIC announces free webinar on improving ped/bike safety on college campuses
(September 30, 2015) This webinar will discuss ways to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety on and around university campuses.

PBIC and FHWA announce free webinar on the PBIC's updated university short course series
(August 5, 2015) This webinar will review changes to the PBIC's university short course series.

PBIC and FHWA announce free webinar on Pedestrian Safety Operations
(May 21, 2015) This webinar will focus on how to conduct pedestrian safety operations.

PBIC and FHWA announce free webinar on the economic impact of ped/bike facilities
(May 19, 2015) This webinar will focus on estimating the economic value of nonmotorized transportation.

PBIC names five new Walk Friendly Communities
(May 7, 2014) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center names five new Walk Friendly Communities.

PBIC and FHWA announce free webinar on agency leadership and pedestrian safety
(April 15, 2015) This webinar will focus on shifting agency culture to prioritize pedestrian safety.

PBIC and FHWA announce free webinar on road diets
(February 11, 2015) This webinar will focus on road diets and their application to improve safety for all road users.

PBIC announces a free webinar on bicycle safety and countermeasure selection
(January 27, 2015) This webinar will focus on how to use the updated Bicycle Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System, commonly known as BIKESAFE.

PBIC announces a free webinar on new Resident's Guide for improving walking and bicycling
(January 27, 2015) This webinar will discuss FHWA's new "A Resident's Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Biking" and how communities have used the guide.

PBIC announces Free Webinar on on prioritizing pedestrian and bicycle improvements
(November 20, 2014) This webinar will focus on how to use the new ActiveTrans Priority Tool for prioritizing pedestrian and bicycle improvements on existing oads.

PBIC and FHWA announce free webinar on Designing for Older Road Users
(November 3, 2014) This webinar will focus on design principles to improve safety for older road users.

FHWA releases new BIKESAFE guide as part of DOT's effort to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety
(October 8, 2014) FHWA updates guide for improving bicyclist safety.

PBIC names 50th Walk Friendly Community
(October 1, 2014) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center names three new Walk Friendly Communities.

PBIC announces free webinar series on Creating Bicycle Safety Action Plans
(September 22, 2014) Three-part webinar series explores ways to create a safer bicycle environment.

Learn more about the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center at Pro Walk/ Pro Bike/ Pro Place
(September 2, 2014) PBIC staff to man booth and present at Pro Walk/Pro Bike/ Pro Place.

Webinar on Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations Postponed to September 17
(August 26, 2014) The previously announced webinar on enforcement operations has been postponed to Sept 17.

PBIC and FHWA Announce Free Webinar on Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations
(August 19, 2014) PBIC and FHWA announce a free webinar on enforcement operations for pedestrian safety.

PBIC Announces Free Webinars on Creating Great Communities through Public Involvement
(June 24, 2014) Register for two webinars on how to use public involvement to create more liveable communities.

FHWA Releases Bicycle Safer Journey in Time for Bike to School Week
(May 2, 2014) Federal Highway Administration releases of Bicycle Safer Journey, a new tool to educate teens and children about safe bicycling behaviors.

PBIC Announces Seventh Round of Walk Friendly Communities
(April 24, 2014) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) designates three new communities as Walk Friendly and elevates one community to Gold.

New Webcast on Integrating Green Infrastructure into Existing Public Works Projects
(April 24, 2014) Register for the federal webcast: More Bang for the Buck: Integrating Green Infrastructure into Existing Public Works Projects.

PBIC Announces Free Webinar on Statewide Complete Streets efforts
(March 26, 2014) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center announces a free webinar on how states are working with communities to implement Complete Streets policies.

FHWA Announces New Program to Fund Transportation Planning Innovation and Research
(February 28, 2014) FHWA seeks proposals for new funding program.

PBIC and FHWA Announces Free Webinar on Pedestrian Safety and the Highway Safety Improvement Program
(February 27, 2014) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center and Federal Highway Administration announces a free webinar on how the HSIP program can be used for pedestrian safety projects.

PBIC Announces Free Webinar on Accessible Pedestrian Signals
(February 25, 2014) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center announces a free webinar on best practices for installing accessible pedestrian signals.

PBIC Announces Free Webinar on Ped/Bike Facility Costs
(January 1, 2014) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center announces a free webinar on countermeasure costs.

PBIC Announces Free Webinar on Ped/Bike Transportation Equity
(November 17, 2013) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center announces a free webinar on transportation equity and pedestrian and bicycle facilities and programs.

PBIC Announces Free Webinar on Conducting Bicycle Road Safety Audits
(September 17, 2013) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center announces a free webinar on how to use icycle Road Safety Audits to improve bicyclist safety.

New ped/bike planning and design lessons available for course instructors
(August 26, 2013) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center releases its new Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Short Series undergraduate education curriculum.

PBIC announces free webinar on accommodating pedestrians and bicyclists at interchanges
(June 11, 2013) The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center announces a free webinar on ITE Recommended Practices for Accommodating Pedestrians and Bicyclists at Interchanges.