PeopleForBikes study tours combine networking meetings with local experts, site visits by bike, and discussions on how to bring the best ideas from world-class bike infrastructure cities back home.
The Tape Measure Tour is designed for transportation engineers, urban planners, and others interested in in-depth engineering and planning examples of bikeway innovation. This tour covers the fundamentals of bikeway design through an intensive week of interactive classroom sessions, field tours and design exercises.
Offered in partnership with Portland State University’s Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI), this 5-day workshop is typically eligible for ~30 hours of training, the equivalent of 30 CMs or 30 PDHs. IBPI applies to the AICP for Certification Maintenance credit for each course. We will provide an attendance certificate to those who document their professional development hours.
The cost to attend is $5,500 per person and includes five-nights single occupancy hotel room, all meals, all ground transportation, bike rental, course materials, speaker fees and professional guides. Note airfare is not included in this fee.
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Brought to you by our Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation program, this four-credit, two-week course presents an introduction to transportation engineering applications in the European context. It will build on earlier courses with a special emphasis on differences between U.S. and Dutch standards, and will feature material that provides a contrast between engineering and planning principles and policies.
Furthermore, specific emphases on engineering and planning principles and practice will be explored through field trips and in guest lectures both while abroad and in Portland. Students completing this course will have a greater understanding of the contrast in policies between communities in U.S. and the Netherlands. No previous language study required.
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