Bicycle infrastructure design principles


Description
In this course you will learn the 5 design principles for safe and successful bicycle infrastructure. No matter where you are located in the world, whether you are beginning or experienced or whether you are applying CROW, NACTO or other design standards. THESE DESIGN PRINCIPLES APPLY TO EACH SITUATION! These are the fundament for your success.

Learner benefits
In only 5 weeks the course will lead you to insights in 5 key success factors in safe and successful bicycle infrastructure planning and design. Having these insights offer benefits for your endeavors to promote, plan and design for cycling:
- Increased credibility – certification after successful completion of the course
- Better plans, designs, policies, strategies, campaigns
- Overcoming barriers and creating acceptance for your plans/proposals/measures
- More, better and safer bicycle infrastructure delivered faster

The course consists of knowledge clips, articles, case studies and an expert guided webinar together with fellow students from across the world. Through mini-quizes, practical assignments, personal and expert reflection you will consolidate your newly acquired knowledge.

Unique features of this course
- Certification.
- Insights that are transferable to your local cycling context
- Expert guided webinar together with fellow students from across the world

After completion of this course you will be able:
- To understand the 5 design principles and their relevance
- To understand how the principles have been applied in real-life examples
- To apply the principles in a reflection on your own practical bicycle infrastructure case.

After successful completion of the course you will obtain your personal certificate. Evidence that you have mastered a key stepping stone in bicycle infrastructure planning and design.

This course is developed by DTV Capacity Building in cooperation with Breda University of Applied Sciences and is part of Dutch Cycling Embassy's envelop of 'Learn' activities (DCE Learn). DCE Learn brings about the best learning offers about Dutch Cycling.

An elaborate course description is available on here: https://dtvcapacitybuilding.com/courses-and-training/e-courses/bicycle-infrastructure/

Content
  • Welcome
  • Do you need cycling in your veins?
  • Welcome
  • Course introduction
  • Practicalities
  • Week 1 - starts 31 August: cohesion - "cycling from anywhere to everywhere" 60d
  • Introduction & objectives week 1
  • Cohesion explained
  • Quiz time 1.1
  • Case study in bike-friendly suburban planning
  • Mini quiz 1.2
  • Integration with different modes
  • Assignment
  • Wrapping up week 1
  • WEEK 2 - starts 7 september: directness - "creating short and fast routes" 67d
  • Introduction & objectives week 2
  • Recall week 1
  • Quiz time 2.1
  • Directness explained
  • Quiz time 2.2
  • Case Study Fast Cycle route
  • Quiz time 2.3
  • Assignment
  • Wrapping up week 2
  • Week 3 - starts 14 september: Safety - "safe infrastructure - personal health" 74d
  • Introduction & objectives week 3
  • Recall week 2
  • Quiz time 3.1
  • Safety explained
  • Quiz time 3.2
  • Bike friendly planning and safety
  • Quiz time 3.3
  • Vision Zero - sustainable safety
  • Assignment
  • Wrapping up week 3
  • Week 4-starts 21 September: Comfort - "taking the human being as starting point" 81d
  • Introduction & objectives week 4
  • Recall week 3
  • Quiz time 4.1
  • Comfort explained
  • Quiz time 4.2
  • The city keeps moving
  • Quiz time 4.3
  • Assignment
  • Wrapping up week 4
  • Week 5 - starts 28 September: Attractiveness "making personal tast plannable" 88d
  • Introduction & objectives week 5
  • Recall week 4
  • Quiz time 5.1
  • Attractiveness explained
  • Quiz time 5.2
  • Bike-friendly cities
  • Quiz time 5.3
  • Assignment
  • Wrapping up week 5
  • Week 5: Wrapping-up, webinar and final test 88d 1h
  • Wrapping up
  • Final test
  • Concluding webinar
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever