Transportation Faculty: Add Bike-Ped to Your Curriculum through the Portland State University Workshop


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Integrating Bike-Ped Topics into University Transportation Courses
June 20 - 21, 2019 (Portland, OR)

The tools you need to design active transportation coursework.

We've been teaching this workshop for a decade, helping university faculty adapt their transportation courses to incorporate multimodal concepts. We've taught over 80 professors from 42 universities in 32 different states, sharing best practices in active transportation across North America. Offered through Portland State University, this two-day course offers a holistic approach to integrating bicycle and pedestrian topics into transportation and engineering courses. Through field tours and classroom exercises, you'll gain an understanding of state-of-the art practice. Faculty leave with resources to broaden their curriculum and course design—including reading lists, sample homework, project assignments and more.


This workshop is and ideal primer for faculty teaching within an accredited planning or engineering program, with a focus on transportation, or Ph.D. candidate students completing their degree program in the next year and planning to teach transportation courses. Cost of workshop is $100 per participant. Learn more about the curriculum in the draft agenda (tentative and may be subject to change).

LEAD INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Christopher Monsere
Dr. Christopher M. Monsere is Professor and Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the in the Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science at Portland State University. Dr. Monsere’s current research agenda broadly covers the area of multimodal transportation safety; management and dissemination of large transportation datasets. A nationally cited researcher in multimodal safety, Dr. Monsere’s research efforts include Improving Walkability Through Control Strategies at Signalized Intersections, Improving Adaptive Response Signal Control Performance, and Effective Design Treatments for Right-Turns at Intersections with Bicycle Traffic.

Additional instructors include Kirk Paulsen, Alta Planning + Design; Derek Abe, Alta Planning + Design; John Landolfe, Oregon Health and Science University; and Drusilla van Hengel, Nelson\Nygaard.


Offered through the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI) program at Portland State University, this is one of four immersive, multi-day bike-ped workshops we're offering this summer.


The Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University is home to the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI), and other transportation programs. TREC produces research and tools for transportation decision makers, develops K-12 curriculum to expand the diversity and capacity of the workforce, and engages students and young professionals through education.

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Friday, June 21, 2019