Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Bicycle Planning and Encouragement

APA Oklahoma Chapter


Tuesday, September 27, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. CDT

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The Lawton MPO has implemented a strategy for introducing bicycling into the community where such recreation/transportation had previously been eschewed in favor of more automobile-friendly improvements. By working to simultaneously provide bicycle infrastructure in the form of a combination of shared lanes (sharrows) and off-street bicycle trails; as well as efforts to relay information to the public through television and print PSAs, face-to-face communications at Open Streets events, and brochures--Lawton is progressing toward a more dynamic transportation network. 

The City of OKC Planning Department is finalizing the City’s first bicycle and pedestrian master plan – bikewalkokc.  OKC has used a comprehensive process to identify the areas of interest for proposed bicycle and sidewalk improvements.  At the same time, OKC has kicked-off a multi-modal transportation safety campaign.

This session will provide discussion on the accomplishments and challenges associated with these efforts.



Travis Estep

Confirmed Speaker

I attended Middle Tennessee State University and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Geosciences: Geographic Techniques. While there, I had a year long internship utilizing a free GIS data resource. From this research, I contributed to the authorship of two presentations given at the 2006 Geological Society ... Read More

John Tankard

Confirmed Speaker

John Tankard is an Associate Planner in the City of Oklahoma City's Planning Department. John has a bachelor's degree in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Master's of Environmental Planning and Design from the University of Georgia. John's focus is on the planning ... Read More

Stuart Sandidge, AICP

Confirmed Speaker