Green Action Centre and Bike Winnipeg invite you to join us for a local
viewing of the following APBP webinar on Best Practices Where Road Speeds
change. The webinar viewing takes place in the EcoCentre
(3rd floor, 303 Portage Ave) and will be followed by group discussion of
Please also note there is a PBIC (Pedestrian and Bicycle Information
Centre) webinar this Thursday, July 17th, that is free. You are welcome to
join me in the EcoCentre boardroom to view this webinar or register on your
own <http://www.pedbikeinfo.org/training/webinars_PBIC_LC_071714.cfm> to
watch it from your desk/office.
Descriptions are provided below for both. RSVPs appreciated but not
necessary. Hope to see you then!
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*From Fast to Safer - Best Practices Where Road Speeds Change*
*APBP webinar | Wed, July 16th, 2014 | 2:00-3:00 pm*
Reducing vehicle speed helps create safer roadway conditions for
pedestrians and cyclists. Join this webinar to learn about the value of
establishing transition zones that guide drivers to change behavior in
order to slow traffic in advance of special sections of roadway. The
presentation includes guidance for creating physical changes to the roadway
and border. The value of gateways, roundabouts and other tools are
discussed; examples of both rural and urban transitions are considered.
*Presenter*: Hillary Isebrands, Safety Engineer, FHWA
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*How to Create and Run Effective Advisory and Advocacy Groups*
*PBIC webinar | Thur, July 17th, 2014 | 1:00-2:30 pm*
This webinar will explain why and how to create and run effective advisory
and advocacy groups. Learn detailed techniques for recruiting members,
maintaining active participation, effecting change, and creating positive
working relationships between the public and governmental agencies.
Advocates and local governmental officials will find this webinar
*Presenter*: Peter Lagerwey, Seattle Regional Office Director, Toole Design
Interesting article on bike shares and the role they can play as part of transit (and transit-oriented development) - references an upcoming study that I will keep an eye out for.
David Patman, P. Eng.
Winnipeg Transit | Service Development Division
421 Osborne Street | Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2A2
P: 204-986-5737 | dpatman(a)winnipeg.ca<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>