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FHWA Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation

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LESSON 22: BICYCLE PARKING AND STORAGE (INSTRUCTOR'S NOTES)

Objectives:

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

  1. Explain the objectives of providing bicycle parking.
  2. Describe the means for implementing bicycle parking in a community.
  3. Describe the different classes of bicycle parking.

Pre-Instruction:

Components

Activities

Motivation

Have the students present their lists of bicycle parking facilities. Have the students consider whether these facilities are adequate in terms of:

  • Capacity
  • Security (are the facilities in open, well-lit areas?)
  • Ease of use
  • Convenience

Objectives

Present and explain the three lesson goals listed above (V-22-1).

Information Presentation:

Components

Activities

Information Sequence

Outline the presentation of the lecture (V-22-2).

Information

Tell the students the objectives of providing bicycle parking (V-22-3).

Go over the implementation strategy for providing bicycle parking (V-22-4 and V-22-5).

Describe the different classes of bicycle parking (V-22-6).

Example(s)

Show examples (e.g., slides, videotape) of the different types of parking facilities cited in the text.

Student Participation:

Components

Activities

Practice

Have the students identify an area where bicycle parking is needed. Ask them to design bicycle parking for this location. Have them think about:

Number of spaces needed

Type of parking

Lighting

Feedback

Provide comment and feedback to the class as appropriate.

Follow-Up:

Components

Activities

Enrichment

Assign reading for Lesson 23.

Review

Lesson Objective:

Lesson Outline:

Bicycle Parking Objectives:

Implementation Strategy:

Implementation Elements:

Bicycle Parking Classes:

Lesson Summary:

 

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