A Tale of Two Bicycle and Pedestrian Friendly Cities
5/21/2019 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Room: 255F

Bicycles, pedestrians, and now motorized scooters dot the Twin Cities landscape year-round. Being a bicycle and pedestrian friendly city in a cold climate is not easy but it is the responsibility of maintenance crews to keep all modes of transportation moving year-round. Join this discussion of bike and pedestrian policies, design standards, bike and pedestrian installations, maintenance responsibilities, and the challenges of accommodating these ever-growing transportation options.

After Attending This Session, You Will be Better Able to:
1. Discuss the various bike and pedestrian installations and the pros and cons of maintenance.
2. Educate decision makers on the importance of maintenance funding for new bike and pedestrian facilities.
3. Network with other agency reps to discuss common challenges and solutions.
Speaker : Matthew Morreim Asst. City Engineer, City of St. Paul, St. Paul, MN
Speaker : Mike Kennedy Director of Transportation Maintenance & Repair, City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN