PEER PROGRAM

 


Peer Exchanges, Planning for a Better Tomorrow, Transportation Planning Capacity Building

— Peer Exchange Report —

Emerging Methods in Analysis and Implementation: Building out the 2.0 Bicycle Network

Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: April 10-11, 2019
Host Agency: Arlington County, Virginia
National Peers: Josh Roll, Oregon Department of Transportation
Byron Rushing, Atlanta Regional Council
Local Peers: David Anspacher, Montgomery County Planning Department
Mike Goodno, District Department of Transportation
Patricia Shepherd, Montgomery County Planning Department
Nicole Wynands, Fairfax County Department of Transportation
Federal Agency: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Summary

This report highlights key recommendations and noteworthy practices identified during a TPCB peer exchange sponsored by FHWA and hosted by Arlington County, Virginia and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, in Washington DC on April 10-11, 2019. The peer exchange focused on traditional and emerging methods of bicycle planning analysis and implementation, with an emphasis on bicycle level of traffic stress (LTS) analysis and the use of data in both planning and communications. Peer agencies participating in the exchange included Atlanta Regional Council, Oregon Department of Transportation, Montgomery County, MD, Fairfax County, VA, and Washington D.C. Department of Transportation.