FHWA Complete Streets Workshop in Macon on Monday, May 30

From a recent Federal Highway Administration e-blast:

The FHWA Georgia Division is sponsoring a Complete Streets Workshop in Macon at the GDOT Area Office, 4499 Riverside Drive, on Wednesday, May 30th.  The workshop will focus on how to advance complete street concepts through stakeholder engagement, case studies, analysis techniques with application of learned principles.  The workshop should be of great value to planners, engineers and other transportation project implementers.

Reserve your attendance by emailing Andrew Edwards, FHWA Planning Team Leader, at andrew.edwards@fhwa.dot.gov.

The draft agenda is as follows:

Georgia Complete Streets Seminar, 5-30-2012

Macon, Georgia

8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT

Introductions

  • General Introductions
  • Interest in Complete Streets

Complete Streets: A Context-Sensitive Approach

  • Link to CSS and Livability
  • Walkable Thoroughfares

BREAK: 10:00 – 10:15

The Stakeholder Engagement Process

  • Planning/CSS/NEPA Linkages

Complete Streets Case Studies

  • Examples of Complete Streets deployments
    • European experience: “Shared space”
    • Domestic experience: Overcoming barriers to implementation
  • FHWA’s Local Bottleneck Reduction initiative

BREAK: 11:30 – 12:30

Analytical Techniques for Complete Streets

  • Introduction to Multi-modal level of service techniques
  • Data collection and assembly: MPO examples
  • Modeling and scenario planning methods

Applying Context-Sensitive Solutions: A Hands-on Workshop

  • Further defining Context
  • System and Project Level exercises

Discussion & Questions

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