Making the Case for Bicycle and Pedestrian Investments: Collecting and Using Data to Tell Your Story

02/25/2010 – 02/25/2010

Portland, OR, USA

In this course offered by the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation at Portland State University, participants will learn why data collection on bicycle and pedestrian travel is important and how to use data to gain political and funding support for bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The course will review existing data sources and reasons for collecting data, and overview of methods and technologies commonly used for counts and surveys. Logistical considerations, including location selection, costs and how to set up and maintain a data collection program will be covered. Field exercises will help participants understand the realities of data collection and potential pitfalls to avoid.

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