Identify core competencies being taught in bicycle and pedestrian transportation courses at the university level
The subcommittee is responsible for identifying core competencies for pedestrian and bicycle planning and engineering being taught in university pedestrian and bicycle transportation courses or integrated into other broader courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It will share this information with educators and other users through the subcommittee web page, professional meetings, and other outlets. The subcommittee will also work with stakeholders to identify needs for additional or different core competencies as the field matures.
Facilitate a network of faculty and professionals who are teaching or developing courses or curriculum modules on bicycle and pedestrian transportation topics.
The subcommittee will provide a base for a national network of faculty and professionals who currently teach or are interested in teaching courses or modules on bicycle and pedestrian transportation. This network will facilitate information-sharing and assist individuals and institutions in creating and updating curricula to best meet educational objectives and knowledge needs for future practice. It will also facilitate identification of barriers to curriculum integration and potential solutions to those barriers.
Monitor research and evaluation related to curriculum development and implementation for bicycle and pedestrian transportation topics.
The subcommittee will encourage and track evaluations and other research on teaching methods, topics, and other instructional methods on bicycle and pedestrian transportation.
Do you have comments or questions about the work or products of the Pedestrian Education Subcommittee? Are you interested in joining or helping the Subcommittee? If so, please e-mail Subcommittee chairs Rebecca Sanders or Lynn Weigand.