How to Create a Bicycle Safety Action Plan

This three-part webinar series explores the essentials of how to create a safer bicycling environment through facility planning and design. Well-planned, high-quality facilities are one of the cornerstones for creating a safe and inviting bicycle environment. Advocates, consultants, and governmental officials will find this webinar series beneficial.

This series is based on the 2012 AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities, the 2013 NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide, FHWA guidance, and current research.

Presenters for this series:

  • Bill Schultheiss, Vice President, Senior Engineer, Toole Design Group
  • Peter Lagerwey, Seattle Regional Office Director, Toole Design Group

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Planning for Safety

October 2, 2014

This webinar will explain how careful planning can contribute to bicycle safety. Attendees will learn techniques and approaches for crash data collection and analysis, developing a bicycle network, and selecting the right bicycle facility for the network considering bicyclists' characteristics.

On-Road Bicycle Facilities

October 16, 2014

This webinar will describe how design of on-road facilities can improve bicycle safety. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of geometric design at intersections, other roadway design considerations (e.g. RR crossings, bridges, tunnels), and signal timing and detection.

Off-Road Facilities

October 30, 2014

This webinar will illustrate how the design of off-road facilities can improve bicycle safety. Attendees will learn the basics of pathway design including speed, width, clearance, grade, railings, and intersection/midblock crossings.