The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released its University Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation, which is designed to help prepare the next generation of professionals meet the challenges necessary to create healthy, sustainable, and livable communities. The University Course contains modular resource material that is intended for use in university courses on bicycle and pedestrian transportation. The student workbook contains 24 lessons that span a wide range of topics including an introduction to bicycling and walking issues, planning and designing for bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and supporting elements and programs. Scripted slideshows for all 24 lessons are available to facilitate course development and delivery. An overview lecture and scripted slideshow also is provided when a one- or two-lecture overview is needed for existing undergraduate or graduate courses.
This Summary Last Modified On: 4/22/2011