IBPI Faculty Workshop: Integrating Bike-Ped Topics into University Transportation Courses

Portland State University, Transportation Research and Education Center


Thursday, June 20, 2019, 8 a.m.
Friday, June 21, 2019, 5 p.m. PDT

Portland, OR, United States

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Hosted every summer since 2012, this two-day course is designed to help transportation planning and engineering faculty integrate bicycle and pedestrian topics into their courses. We focus on a holistic approach to teaching transportation engineering and planning by integrating design for bicycles and pedestrians. You'll gain an understanding of state-of-the art practice as well obtain learning materials and resources to broaden your curriculum and course design.

To keep the workshop interactive, walking and bicycling tours are incorporated in order for participants to experience first-hand the innovative design solutions used in Portland and other U.S. cities that encourage active transportation. The course will be a combination of classroom instruction and field visits by bike and foot to Portland’s “living laboratory”. The bicycle tour will be about 8 miles with some mild elevation and done at a moderate pace. An option to purchase a daily bike rental is available upon registering for the workshop. If you want an extended bicycle rental, you can reserve online at the PSU Bike Hub.

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Derek Abe


John Landolfe

John Landolfe is the Transportations Options Coordinator for the Oregon Health & Science University. Since 2009 he has provided service, education outreach, and removal of barriers for rideshare, transit, walking, the OHSU aerial tram and more. John is committed to making the daily experience of travelers better at Portland's largest ... Read More

Chris Monsere

Dr. Christopher M. Monsere is Professor and Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the in the Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science at Portland State University. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the School of Urban Studies & Planning (USP). Monsere received his BSCE from the University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit, Michigan) in 1995; his MSCE with an emphasis in transportation from Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa) in 1997; and his Ph.D. in civil engineering at Iowa State University in 2001 ... Read More

Kirk Paulsen

Kirk Paulsen is a Senior Engineer at Alta Planning + Design. Kirk became a licensed Civil Engineer in the State of Oregon in 2016 and joined Alta in 2017 to align his passion for active transportation with his transportation engineering design skills. His work experience consists of on-street bikeway conceptual designs ... Read More

Drusilla Van Hengel


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