LivableStreets Hosting Webinar on Bicycle Parking

APBP webinar on Bicycle Parking Best Practices
hosted by LivableStreets Alliance, sponsored by Alta Planning & Design

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

3:00 - 4:00 PM

LivableStreets office
100 Sidney Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

If you cannot come to the LivableStreets office, register at to participate from your home/office (see details below).

Jeff Rosenblum, Transportation Planner at the City of Cambridge, will be on hand after the webinar to answer questions and facilitate discussion.

Please RSVP to [email protected] / 617-621-1746. Limited space.

Where do you want to see more bicycle parking in Cambridge and Boston? Make a request at LivableStreets Bike Rack Request site today!

APBP Professional Development Webinar

Bicycle Parking Best Practices

Wednesday, April 21 • 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EDT

Bicycle parking programs are essential for communities striving to encourage bicycling for transportation as well as recreation. Convenient, easily used, and secure bicycle parking encourages people to ride and helps legitimize cycling as a transportation mode by providing parking opportunities equal to motorized modes. Attend this webinar to learn about APBP's recommended practices for bicycle parking.

In this one-hour session, lead author APBP Board Member Eric Anderson will present APBP's newly updated Bicycle Parking Guidelines, 2nd Edition, with special emphasis on two hot topics: in-street bicycle parking and implementing bicycle parking programs. The session will begin with an overview of changes in the new guide and a review of bicycle parking basics. In the second part of the session, Mr. Anderson will discuss the advantages and challenges of in-street bicycle parking (replacing car parking spaces with bicycle parking spaces), including design guidelines and program elements. Examples from several communities will be presented, with details about concept, site selection, community support, design, installation and maintenance. The presentation will conclude with a description of the nuts and bolts of municipal bike parking programs. Drawing on the experiences of cities nationwide, attendees will learn useful strategies for identifying locations, managing construction, and maintaining bicycle parking racks.

This webinar will launch the official publication of the Bicycle Parking Guidelines, 2nd Edition. Each webinar registration will include one complimentary download of the new guide (priced at $20 for APBP members, $45 for non-APBP members). Please read the restrictions on this offer below.

Eric Anderson is a member of the APBP Board of Directors and the lead author of Bicycle Parking Guidelines, 2nd Edition. He has nine years of experience in the bicycle and pedestrian transportation field, spanning agency, consulting, and advocacy roles. Before assuming his role as Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator for the city of Berkeley, Calif., he worked for Alta Planning + Design. He previously served as the Director of Planning for the Marin County Bicycle Coalition where he was involved with the planning and implementation of bicycle and pedestrian projects at the regional, county, and local level as well helping to develop the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program.

The AICP has approved one Certification Maintenance credit for this webinar. A certificate of attendance for those wanting to claim Professional Development Hours will be available.

This webinar is generously underwritten in part by Dero Bike Racks.

Invite colleagues and clients to attend at your location for one very reasonable price: Cost is $50 per site for APBP members, $75 per site for non-APBP members. Each site license includes one phone connection (toll charges apply, or use VoIP), one internet connection, one set of handouts for unlimited attendees in the same location, and access to the recording. APBP accepts Visa, MasterCard or AMEX; payment should be made by noon on April 20. For more information, contact Debra Goeks (262-228-7025 or [email protected])

Restrictions: One complimentary download of APBP's Bicycle Parking Guides is granted to each webinar registration. APBP charges for this publication; therefore it will be deemed a violation of copyright law to duplicate the document. You may download the APBP Bicycle Parking Guidelines document one time. You may print one copy for your own use. You are not permitted to duplicate or distribute APBP's Bicycle Parking Guidelines. APBP specifically prohibits you from providing a copy to anyone attending at the webinar host's site. APBP authorizes the webinar registrant to print one single download and circulate it for viewing during the webinar. If anyone, including a webinar attendee, wishes to obtain a copy, please direct them to purchase it from APBP.

Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
PO Box 93 • Cedarburg, WI • 53012

262.375.6180 • [email protected]