Evaluating Bike/Pedestrian Systems in Bend: New Analytics for More Informed and Inclusive Planning

Portland State University, Transportation Research and Education Center


Thursday, April 25, 2019
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. PDT

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Cities extensively analyze vehicle travel with traffic counts, travel surveys, and demand modeling. Meanwhile, without good information and tools, it can be harder to plan for other transportation modes. In Bend, city, MPO, and state agency staff are working together to quantify the travel activity of people walking and bicycling, and to understand how well bike and pedestrian infrastructure enables people to reach their destinations. Using non-motorized traffic data and the robust tools to calculate accessibility to jobs and people, this work enables more informed decision-making within Bend’s ongoing planning processes.


Emily Eros


Josh Roll

Josh Roll is the Active and Sustainable Transportation Research Coordinator for the Oregon Department of Transportation where he coordinates and conducts research. Josh has experience in most elements of the analyses process, starting with data collection and wrangling, data processing and cleaning, visualization and data exploration and finally model and ... Read More

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