Complete Streets 201: Designing Your Streets For People (Virtual)

Date: 12/8/2020 9:00 AM - 12/9/2020 11:30 AM

Location: Virtual


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Capacity:

1/50


Overview

Course Description
 
This virtual live instructor led training will provide an in-depth technical review of various Complete Streets design elements.  Attendees will learn:
• Benefits of Complete Streets;
• Design guidance for people walking, biking, and taking transit;
• Methods to balance roadway users and apply flexibility;
• Complete Street Funding Program requirements; and
• Best practices for public engagement.
 
The course will be held over two, two-hour sessions held on back-to-back days. The elements discussed will be applied through a design exercise, that will include a 30 minute homework assignment between the first and second day. The following will be covered each day:
 
Day 1/Session 1: 
• Introductions 
• What is complete streets?
• Overview of MassDOT’s Complete Streets Funding Program
• Designing for Walking
• Designing for Biking
• Introduce Homework: Design Exercise

Day 2/Session 2:
• Designing for Transit
• Signal Design
• Review Design Homework activity (Virtual group activity)
• Public Engagement
• Wrap up/Course Survey

Each session has a 50 attendee maximum. 

Attendees will receive links to the two classes after registering for the course.  

Target Audience

The workshop is intended for Engineers, Designers, and Planners who are interested in developing Complete Streets solutions for municipal roadways. Municipal representatives requiring training eligibility for the Complete Streets Funding Program are encouraged to attend. 

Registration
Amount

Free
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If you are having trouble with registration, please call 413-545-2604 for assistance.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Prachi University of Massachusetts Lowell
Instructors
  • Conor Semler
    Senior Planner at Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
  • Caitlin Tobin
    PE, Senior Engineer at Kittelson & Associates, Inc.