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FHWA Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation

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LESSON 23: EUROPEAN APPROACHES TO BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN FACILITY DESIGN (INSTRUCTOR'S NOTES)

Objectives:

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

  1. Describe European pedestrian facilities.
  2. Describe European bicycle facilities.

Pre-Instruction:

Components

Activities

Motivation

If anyone in the class has been to Europe, have them describe their experiences walking and/or biking there. Ask them to compare their experiences in Europe to those they have had in the United States.

Objectives

Present and explain the two lesson goals listed above (V-23-1).

Information Presentation:

Components

Activities

Information Sequence

Outline the presentation of the lecture (V-23-2).

Information

Tell the students about different European pedestrian facilities (V-23-3 and V-23-4).

Tell the students about different European bicycle facilities (V-23-5 through V-23-7).

Example(s)

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

Student Participation:

Components

Activities

Practice

Have the students identify locations in your community where European-type pedestrian or bicycle improvements would be appropriate.

Feedback

Provide comment and feedback to the class as appropriate.

Follow-Up:

Components

Activities

Enrichment

Assign reading for Lesson 24.

Review

Lesson Objectives:

Lesson Outline:

European Pedestrian Facilities:

European Pedestrian Facilities (continued):

European Bicycle Facilities (Netherlands):

European Bicycle Facilities (Germany):

European Bicycle Facilities (Great Britain):

Lesson Summary:

 

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