Thursday September 26, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Fort Hunter Centennial Barn Conference Room 
5300 N. Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

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Janine Park 
Tri-County Regional Planning Commission 

AASHTO Guide for Development of Bicycle Facilities 

Lunch Speaker: Mike Keiser, PennDOT District 8-0, District Executive: Penn DOT's perspective on bicycle facilities meeting expectations of PennDOT's and AASHTO guidelines.

Program: Toole Design Group, a national firm specializing in multi-modal planning and prime consultant responsible for preparing the 2012 edition of the AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities. Topics include:

  • Overview of AASHTO Guide, MUTCD & NACTO
  • Fundamentals of bicycle planning, including the methods for planning bicycle transportation networks and the technical analysis tools that support bicycle planning
  • On-Road Facilities Part 1: An overview of bicycle facility design, focusing primarily on bike lane widths, signs, markings, intersection considerations and retrofitting roadways to accommodate bike lanes
  • On-Road Facilities Part 2: Shared lanes, paved shoulders, bicycle boulevards and traffic signals and a review of research on bicycle crashes
  • Off-Road Facilities Part 1: Shared use path design with focus on design speed, slope and gradient, structures, stopping sight distance, site path design, pavement markings and signs.

Off-Road Facilities Part 2: Focuses on the design of shared use path / roadway intersections, including the design of midblock and side path crossings, intersection controls and treatments, assignment of right-of-way, and other crossing considerations such as transition zones, traffic calming at intersections and approach markings and signs.

3.5 AICP Credits available 
.5 CEUs for Certified Park and Recreation Professionals (CPRP)

This program is presented by Tri-County Regional Planning Commission, Lancaster County Planning Commission, Lebanon and York Metropolitan Planning Organizations, the Central Section of the PA Chapter of the American Planning Association and the following sponsors: