Friday, September 6, 2013

Nova Scotia - Bikeways Planning and Development Workshops: October 7 & 10

The Ecology Action Centre in partnership with Bicycle Nova Scotia and the NS Department of Health and Wellness will offer two Bikeway Planning and Development Workshops:
  • Sydney Workshop: Mon., October 7 (9 am to 5 pm), location TBA
  • Halifax Workshop: Thurs., October 10 (9 am to 5 pm), location TBA

This training, delivered by Velo Quebec, will provide participants with a thorough understanding of the key steps involved in a bikeway development project. It’s an opportunity to learn the basics of planning strategies, design, analysis, facility selection and security. This training is designed for those involved in planning cycling as a mode of transportation or recreation: transportation professionals, planners and developers, parks and recreation officials, etc.

The cost is $150 and includes participant workshop notes, Planning and Design for Pedestrians and Cyclists guide, lunch and nutrition breaks. To learn details about the workshop and to register, go here: First come, first served. The deadline for registration is Oct. 2 for Sydney and Oct. 4 for Halifax.

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