We Remove Barriers to Bicycling
The American Bicycling Education Association provides programs and resources for bicyclists, engineers, planners, law enforcement, educators, and the general public.
In 2016, the Florida Department of Transportation contracted with us to teach CyclingSavvy courses for staff at its district offices. It was an enlightening experience for all! Below is a sample of the feedback we received.
The training was very helpful to me. It helped me to have a better understanding of what is safe and unsafe for a bicyclist riding on the street and why; what are the driver expectancies; what the areas of conflicts are that both the riders and the vehicles should pay attention to; the issues with biking on sidewalk, or if someone bikes on sidewalk what the conflicts are and what to pay attention to. I have a better understanding of how to consider and evaluate bike lane accommodation holistically as a system, and when working on an isolated segment.
It was a very enjoyable and informative class. Not only did it significantly alter my perceptions as a cyclist but as a transportation professional as well. On the professional side, it brought to light several paradigm changing issues, including:
The Institute for Police Technology & Management is producing the “Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety High Visibility Enforcement” course, commissioned by the Florida Department of Transportation. American Bicycling Education Association provided this video and other materials for the course.
We are grateful for the opportunity to take another big step forward in fulfilling our mission to provide the best education and resources available for cyclists, transportation professionals, law enforcement, educators and the general public.