Volume 2020, Issue 01

Woman on a bicycle in a city street

HSRC updates FHWA Pedestrian and Bicycle University Course

Inspiring the next generation of practitioners to support safe, vibrant and multimodal transportation systems: that’s the goal of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation University Course released in October 2019.

Students of the course will come to recognize the legitimacy of the bicycle and pedestrian modes; understand how policy, planning and engineering practices can be improved to create a more balanced transportation system; and become familiar with basic policies, practices, tools and design principles that can be used to create bicycle and pedestrian-friendly communities. The course content fits concisely within planning and engineering programs, and is relevant for courses in policy, public health, public administration or landscape architecture. Read full article >>

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