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

Date: 5/5/2021 9:00 AM - 5/6/2021 11:30 AM

Location: Virtual


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Capacity:

23/50



Overview

Course Description
 
This virtual live instructor led training will provide an in-depth technical review of various Complete Streets design elements in rural and suburban contexts.  Attendees will learn:
• Benefits of Complete Streets in rural communities;
• 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, 2.5 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:
• Signal Design
• Review Design Homework activity (Virtual group activity) • Public Engagement • Wrap up/Course Survey

Target Audience

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

Each session has a 50 attendee maximum. 

Attendees will receive links to the two classes after registering for the course. You will receive a confirmation email with additional information. Please contact Brenda Codella at bcodella@umass.edu if you did not.

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. 

Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell at scottrell@umass.edu or 413-800-2655 as soon as possible to discuss reasonable accommodations for your access needs.

Registration
Amount

Free
Register by 5/6/2021
Private Sector

Register

Free
Register by 5/6/2021
Public Sector

Register

If you are having trouble registering, please email admin@umasstransportationcenter.org or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Nathaniel MassDOT
Douglas Tighe & Bond
Christopher Michael Baker International
Lucy AECOM
Darryl Michael Baker International
Diane MA Safe Routes to School
Vivian MA Safe Routes to School
Griffin Barnstable Public Works
Daniel Town of North Andover
Derek Town of Needham
Ahmet Town of Arlington
Stephane Town of Concord
Wayne Town of Arlington
Anthony Town of Andover
Brooke Town of Franklin
Robert Town of Natick DPW
Julianne SRPEDD
Gregory SRPEDD
John Town of Swansea
Mark Town Of North Attleborough DPW
Vincent Town of Arlington
Kate Town of Barnstable
Greg City of Northampton
Instructors
  • Conor Semler
    Senior Planner at Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
  • Caitlin Tobin
    PE, Senior Engineer at Kittelson & Associates, Inc.