Mapping Bikes

PSU Transportation Seminar:

GIS Tools for Bicycle Network Analysis and Planning?

Speaker: Mike Lowry, Professor, University of Idaho
Topics: GIS Tools for Bicycle Network Analysis and Planning
When: Friday, May 30, 2014, 12-1 p.m.
Where: PSU Urban Center Building, SW 6th and Mill, Room 204
Summary: This presentation is a showcase of various GIS tools developed for bicycle network analysis and planning. The showcase includes a tool for assessing community-wide bikeability, a tool for forecasting bicycle volumes based on street topology, and a tool for evaluating different bicycle improvement plans in terms of exposure to danger situations for bicyclists. The tools will be demonstrated with case study data. The presentation will include a review of the Highway Capacity Manual Bicycle Level of Service and a discussion about using bicycle and pedestrian data collected through citizen-volunteer count programs.

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