Public Bike Systems

Language: English, Spanish
Place: Global
Duration: 1 - 2 days
Partner: GIZ-SUTP
Principles: 4. Encouraging walking and cycling
Net Time Effort: under 20 hours

Final Training Objectives

• Exchanged knowledge on non-motorised transport

• Reviewed public bike infrastructure design

• Reviewed principles of planning, operating and managing public bike systems

• Understood how to build political will and coordination among stakeholders

• Discussed on how to integrate with public transport means

• Familiarized themselves with socialisation and campaign issues for public bike systems

Target Group

This course is targeting those individuals and organizations that have a role or interest in improving cycling and walking in cities. Such actors may include:

• Local, regional, and national political officials

• Local regional, and national technical staff • Local and international consultants

• Non-governmental organizations

• Academic staff and researchers

• Private sector operators and technology firms

• Multi-lateral and bi-lateral international organizations

Methods

The training includes brainstorming, experience sharing, working groups, site-visits, and lectures both by national and international experts. Every participant will be provided with toolkits, related documents and job aids.

Goal

This course provides insights on fundamental elements of a nonmotorized transport (NMT) policy, and the principles of planning, operating and managing public bike systems. Dive-in subjects may include: Public bikes infrastructure design, charging system, operation and maintenance, integration with public transport, safety aspects.

Training Modules

• Basic principle of walking and cycling in sustainable urban transport

• Public bike infrastructure design

• Principles of planning, operating and managing public bike systems

• Integration with public transport

• Socialisation and campaigns for public bike systems

• Further modules depending on dive-In subject

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