[CAMWEST-discuss] Fw: RTA Training course - Designing for Bicycles and Pedestrians 27-28 November 2007

Nick Urbanik nicku at nicku.org
Sat Sep 8 06:52:47 UTC 2007


Dear CAMWESTies,

This may interest you.

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From: Cycling Promotion Fund <office at cyclingpromotion.com.au>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2007 17:07:09 +1000
To: office at cyclingpromotion.com.au
Subject: RTA Training course - Designing for Bicycles and Pedestrians 27-28 November 2007
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Dear BUGs and Cycling Clubs,

Following are the details of an upcoming course for planners, engineers and
designers on designing for Bicycles and Pedestrians. Some of your members
may be interested. We'd really appreciate it if you could also forward it
onto your Council contacts and ask them to forward it onto the appropriate
staff.

Thanks, and happy cycling,



Kathy Brunning
Executive Assistant, Cycling Promotion Fund
PO Box 3052 Auburn Victoria 3123
Ph 03-9818-5400 Fax 03-9818-4535 
www.rideabike.com.au
An initiative of the Bicycling Industry in Australia 


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Designing for Bicycle Riders and Pedestrians Course

Sustainable Transport Consultants is conducting the RTA training course
"Designing for Bicycle Riders and Pedestrians" on 28-29 November 2007 at
Citigate Sebel Hotel, 22-44 Albion Street, Surry Hills, Sydney. This two-day
training course will provide planners, engineers and designers with the
latest information, resources and techniques in pedestrian and cycling
facilities design. It will also assist you to comprehensively include
walking and cycling in your ongoing work in the road transport field. Please
find attached a PDF flyer and a MSWord registration form containing full
details of the course program.

This course pays special attention to the key issues and operating
requirements for pedestrians and bicycle riders particularly when mixing
with other modes. The course consists of a mixture of field work (by foot
and by bike), tutorials and workshop exercises where you will work in teams
to develop solutions to real life examples.

The course is suitable for NSW Government staff, local government officers
and councillors and traffic and transport consultants in the broad transport
field. Feedback from participants who attended previous courses has been
very positive. They found the course very useful.

The course is limited to a maximum of 20 participants. The cost for this
course is $880.00 including GST. The course fee includes a comprehensive
printed manual, electronic resources CDROM, morning and afternoon teas,
lunches and bicycle and helmet hire for both days. Upon completion,
participants who meet the course requirements will be issued with a
Certificate of Completion of Training.

Registration
Please return the attached registration form with payment to the course
convenor, Warren Salomon.
Email: wsalomon at bigpond.net.au
Fax: 02 9012 0793
Post: Sustainable Transport Consultants Pty Ltd PO Box 1601 BONDI JUNCTION
NSW 1355.

Please make cheques payable to Sustainable Transport Consultants Pty Ltd. A
tax invoice and acceptance advice will be issued to you on receipt of your
registration.

Closing Date for applications is Monday 19 November 2007.  Two weeks prior
to the course you will be emailed a pre-reading assignment.

For further information about the course, please do not hesitate to call me.

Sincerely

Warren Salomon
Sustainable Transport Consultants Pty Ltd
PO Box 1601 BONDI JUNCTION NSW 1355 Australia
Phone: +61 2 9386 4484   Fax: +61 2 9012 0793
Email: wsalomon at bigpond.net.au


                   Designing for Bicycles and Pedestrians
              Two-day RTA Training Course – 28-29 November 2007

                              Registration Form

  Please complete this form and email this MSWord document as an attachment
                                     to
       the course convenor Warren Salomon at:  wsalomon at bigpond.net.au

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      Designing for Bicycles and Pedestrians - two-day training course

  This course has been developed by the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority for
                               NSW conditions.
  It is presented by it’s originators, Warren Salomon and Dick van den Dool
               who have over 25 years experience in the field.

    This course is run under licence to the RTA by: Sustainable Transport
                             Consultants Pty Ltd
  ACN 101 162 716    ABN 19 101 162 716 PO Box 1601 BONDI JUNCTION NSW 1355
          Telephone: 02 9386 4484  Facsimile: 02 9012 0793  Email:
                           wsalomon at bigpond.net.au

                                                                                                                          Participant Guide
Designing for Bicycle Riders and Pedestrians




Course Program
     Time                                  Day 1 Sessions                                          Day 2 Sessions
                    1
 0800 - 0815
                                         Registration and
 0815 - 0830
                                           bicycle fit-ou
 0830 - 0845
 0845 - 0900
                    2                                                          8
 0900 - 0915
                              Course introduction and RTA policy                             Facilities for pedestrians
 0915 - 0930
                    3
 0930 - 0945
                            Including bicycle riders and pedestrians
 0945 - 1000
                                     in the transport system                   9     Key resources and references
 1000 - 1015
                   4                                                           10A Assignment briefin
 1015 - 1030
                                   How and why do we provide                                        Morning Tea
 1030 - 1045
                                    for riders and pedestrians
 1045 - 1100                                                                       Includes transition from classroom to field   ork
                                            Morning Tea                        10B
 1100 - 1115
                                                                                               Assignment field ork
 1115 - 1130               Includes transition from classroom to field   ork
                    5A and 5B                                                                       and research
 1130 - 1145
                                The bicycle rider and pedestrian
 1145 – 1200                                                                                        Data gathering
                                 as a vehicle and transport user
 1200 - 1215                                                                                        for assignment
 1215 - 1230                       Field work by bike and on foot
                                                                               10C ‘Compulsory pre-tender briefing
 1230 - 1245
                                               Lunch                                                    Lunch
 1245 - 1300
 1300 - 1315           Includes transition from exercise A to B and B to A         Includes transition from field   ork to classroom
 1315 - 1330
                   5A and 5B                                                   11A
 1330 - 1345
                                The bicycle rider and pedestrian                             Assignment group work
 1345 - 1400
                                 as a vehicle and transport user
 1400 - 1415                                                                                   Designing a bicycle and
 1415 - 1430                       Field work by bike and on foot                                  pedestrian route
 1430 - 1445                                                                                    Small group workshop
                                           Afternoon Tea
 1445 - 1500
                       5C              Fieldwork debrief                                           Afternoon Tea
 1500 - 1515
                       6
 1515 - 1530
                                        Mid-block facilities                   11B
 1530 - 1545
                                             for bicycles                               Group assignment presentations
 1545 - 1600
                    7
 1600 - 1615                                                                               Critiques of group presentations
                                       Intersection facilities
 1615 - 1630                                                                                        and discussion
                                             for bicycles
 1630 - 1645
                    7A        Briefing on course activities or Day 2           12     Course summary and conclusion
 1645 - 1700

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Designing for Bicycle Riders and Pedestrians
Two-day RTA Training Course 28-29 November 2007
Who should do this course?                 workshop exercises where you will       To register please complete the
                                           work in teams to develop solutions to   course registration form (see attached
This two-day training course for
                                           real-life examples.                     MSWord document). Please arrive
RTA staff, council officers and traffic
                                                                                   on time for registration so that hire
& transport consultants will give
                                                                                   bicycles and helmets can be adjusted
                                           When and where?
engineering and planning practitioners
                                                                                   to fit.
a sound working knowledge of current       Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29
best practice for pedestrian and cycling   November 2007
provision as part of the road transport    8:30am – registration, tea/coffee and   Registration
system.                                    fittings for bicycles and helmets       Complete the attached pre-registration
                                           9:00am sharp – course commences         form and email or fax to the course
This course will give you a detailed
                                           5:00pm - finish                         convenor, Warren Salomon by Monday
understanding of the key issues and
                                           Citigate Sebel Hotel                    19/11/07.
operating requirements for pedestrians
                                           22-44 Albion St SURRY HILLS
and bicycle riders particularly when                                               Email: wsalomon at bigpond.net.au
                                           (opp RTA HQ Centennial Plaza).
mixing with other modes. The course                                                Phone: 02 9386 4484
consists of a mixture of field work        You can bring your own bicycle and      Fax: 02 9012 0793
(on foot and by bike), tutorials and       helmet or use hired equipment.
Training courses for
transport professionals
Keep up-to-date with planning and
designing for bicycle riders and pedestrians
Course fees and cancellation policy
Upon receipt of registration we will
email you a registration confirmation
and an invoice made out to your
employer or booking agent. Please
submit this invoice to your accounts
payable section adding your order/
purchase number to this invoice. Please
advise STC of your order number to
allow us to complete our records.
Course fees must be paid prior to the
commencement of each training course.
Claims for cancellation refunds must be
made in writing and submitted by fax,
email or post to the office of Sustainable
Transport Consultants Pty Ltd.
For cancellations received at, on
or before one week prior to the
commencement of the training course,
a 100% refund will be made. For
cancellations received within the week
prior to commencement of the course
a 50% refund will be made. No refunds
can be made for cancellations made on
the day of the course commencement
or by failure to attend the course.
Substitute participants from the same
organisation can be nominated and will
be accepted on the starting day of the
course only.


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