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FHWA Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation

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LESSON 12: PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITIES IN WORK ZONES (INSTRUCTOR'S NOTES)

Objectives:

Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  1. Cite problems and associated solutions for helping pedestrians and bicyclists navigate work zones.

Pre-Instruction:

Components

Activities

Motivation

Ask the class to present the results of their review and critique of the latest version of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) as it relates to what accommodations are made for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Objectives

Present and explain the lesson goal listed above (V-12-1).

Information Presentation:

Components

Activities

Information Sequence

Outline the presentation of the lecture (V-12-2).

Information

Discuss the problems pedestrians and bicyclists experience in work areas.

List and describe the elements of work-zone traffic control planning that might alleviate some of the problems of pedestrians and bicyclists (V-12-3 and V-12-4).

Example(s)

Show examples (e.g., slides, videotape) of the different ways that pedestrians and bicyclists are accommodated in work areas.

Student Participation:

Components

Activities

Practice

Discuss how the MUTCD or your State signing manual could be improved to better accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists.

Feedback

Provide comment and feedback to the class as appropriate.

Follow-Up:

Components

Activities

Enrichment

Assign reading for Lesson 13.

Have the students identify some place in your community that they would classify as a "pedestrian space." Have them consider why pedestrians congregate in this area and, more specifically, what elements of the place make the location a "pedestrian space."

Review

Lesson Objectives:

Lesson Outline:

Planning and Design Elements:

Planning and Design Elements (continued):

Lesson Summary:

 

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