Course Description


This three-day workshop offers strategies for building and strengthening communities around walking and bicycling. The primary focus will be to learn and experience first hand the design of various active transportation programs to support increased biking and walking.  The first day will focus on the behind-the-scenes effort that it takes to organize Portland's Sunday Parkways, the city's premiere Open Streets initiative. The subsequent days will delve into other transportation demand management and transportation options programs that play a key role in helping more people to bike, walk, and use transit. This course offers insights and strategies to make the case for policymakers, inspire communities, and build a movement toward healthier, more active cities. 


Urban planners, community advocates, policymakers, municipal staff and other transportation professionals interested in nurturing walking and cycling in their communities.


The fee for this professional development course is $525. The fee includes light breakfast, lunch, course materials and standard bike rental. Electric-assist bicycles can be rented separately through the Bike Hub for an extra fee.

Continuing Education Credits

This 3-day workshop is eligible for approximately 21 hours of training which equals to 19.5 CMs or 19.5 PDHs. IBPI applies to the AICP for Certification Maintenance credit for each course. We will provide an attendance certificate to those who document their professional development hours. 

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