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Greenways & Blueways

 

Welcome to the Ped, Pedal, & Paddle Home Page Creating a Non-motorized Culture in Northwest Indiana

NIRPC is dedicated towards the advancement of a first-class non-motorized network to safely accommodate, and expedite the travel of, bicycle and pedestrian users in northwestern Indiana and beyond. For information on alternate formats for these documents please contact NIRPC staff Mitch Barloga at mbarloga@nirpc.org.


NIRPC is proud to host a series of webinars in 2014 as part of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) Professional Development Series.  These will take place EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY at NIRPC from 2pm to 3pm in our Packer Room.  NIRPC is absorbing the cost to host these, so they are FREE to view at our office.

Please feel free to stop by during the following dates below – NO RSVP is needed.  These webinars will help you move up to the next level of expertise by providing concise, thorough information on state-of-the-art topics.

Hope you are able to join us!   

 

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

 

Strategies  to Enable Winter Cycling and Walking 

 

 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

 

Design for Cyclist and Pedestrian Comfort

 

 

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

 

All In: The Value of Investing in Complete and Green Streets

 

 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

 

Public Health Benefits of Active Transportation

 

 

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

 

Best Planning and Engineering Practices for School Zones

 

 

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

 

Calming Arterial Streets for Safer Walking and Cycling

 

 

Wednesday, July 21, 2014

 

From Fast to Safer: Best Practices Where Road Speeds Change 

 

 

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

 

Transform Bicycling and Walking Outside the Urban Context

 

 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

 

Optimize Signals for Pedestrians and Bicyclists

 

 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

 

Design Treatments to Transition from Trails to Roadways

 

 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

 

E-bikes, Electric Assist Bikes and Transportation Policy
                     

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Getting to Better Outcomes from Public Engagement

   

 

 

6100 Southport Road
Portage, IN 46368
219.763.6060